Barrington Delevante : LEAD VOCALIST , POET / SONGWRITER


        
BARRINGTON DELEVANTE  is a musical  dub-Poet,  Song writer and founder of dubvocaliza music band. He is a strong writer of explosive, emotional and highly  imaginative poems and  songs. He has a  natural gift for entertaining and at the same time educating. He's  an influential  and uplifting vocalist and performer, His passion and energy is boundless. Barrington's song writing and performances has shown him to be a true social  and world commentator, audiences  thrill to his music and poetry.

'' I was fed on a musical diet of  Gospel, Reggae, Dub-Poetry and  Dance Hall  DJ. I developed an interest in writing poetry, short stories, essays and songs. I was influenced by the concious and positive lyrics and music  of Bob Marley,Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Big Youth, Toots and the Maytals, Burning Spear, Culture. Mutabaruka, Bunny Wailer ,Third World and many other Jamaican reggae artists.

I have many things to say and started to express myself with poems . I realised that music is the best way to shout across continents and to be heard. I started writing and performing from an early child hood, in Primary and High School. After High School I pursuit  a career in Health and fitness and became a  Professional Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, But music was always there in me  and I kept writing songs and poems, some of  which have been published in various books , magazines and  news papers.'           
                                                                   
                                                                   

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( FULFILMENT COMES FROM A LIFE OF MEANINGFUL  ACHIEVEMENT AND FROM BEING PRESENT IN EACH MOMENT WHILE MOVING IN THE DIRECTION WE MOST WANT TO MOVE.) Peter Bregman.

Kevin Draper: LEAD GUITARIST.




 
KEVIN DRAPER : As an artist prepares his canvas and then works to build up  layer and layer of colour until a picture is formed , so Kevin works on the canvas of his life to form an image of the  musical  talent he is , and how he wish to be seen.  Kevin started playing keyboards and piano in a band called Indecision, After the break up of Indecision, he  joins another band called The Garden Party ,followed  by Dubfunksta where he met Barrington Delevante who was also a member of the band .

Kevin has  taught  himself  to play guitar and has been playing for 10 years. He is a dedicated and professional lead guitarist in Dubvocalizamusic. His ifluences includes Indie, Dub, Rock, Trance, ambience  and  House music. .  


( WITHOUT SOME GOAL AND SOME EFFORT TO REACH IT,NO ONE CAN LIVE ) Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

MICHAEL LOCKHART. BASS GUITARIST


   MICHAEL LOCKHART  :
Michael  is a prolific and versatile bass guitarist.   He  is passionate about music and felt a natural affinity with the bass guitar. His musical tastes include an eclectic mix of genres including latin, jazz ,blues ,rock , funk and of course reggae. Michael is passionate about music and felt a natural affinity with the bass guitar. Musical tastes include an eclectic mix of genres including Latin jazz blues rock and funk and of course reggae.
Bob Marley and Augustus Pablo are his influences and inspirations, along with a  numerable  hosts  of other great artists and musicians.

 
 

NATALIA SITKOWSKA: LEAD SINGER




   They say when you are faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out. Natalia is a passionate singer, a real rock chic  who can stand up and face any music . She was born in Poland and  blessed with a  beautiful , cultural and inspirational voice, she is truly an amazing singer and loves  rock , Pop  and culture music . Natalia  has  a presence  and a fun loving  personality  which plays out in her music. She is an inspirational  performer.   Natalia's story 
"I was born in a musical family, my father of whom I'm proud is a musician also his brother, I have music in my blood. I was born and blessed with a powerful and beautuful voice, singing is my ultimate passion. All my life from as far back as I can remember I loved singing. I sang in the showers, when looking in the mirrow, you never know how real the future you see looking back at you. I started a band with two other girls from my small town, we were connected by music and started singing Polish folk songs. We were a good band and won many music compitions . After high school everyone went their seperate ways and so the band split up but I kept singing in the showers and going to music auditions, the dream was still real for me. I also started playing the guitars. I am very passionate and optimistic about music and believe that music can change the world for the better." 

( IF YOU BELIEVE IN YOURSELF ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE

matt curr : DRUMMER


                                                            

                                                                  ( LIFE IS NOT ABOUT FINDING YOURSELF, LIFE IS ABOUT CREATING YOURSELF ) George Shaw. 

JONAS NOBRE



JONAS DA  COSTA is a one man treasure trove of strong  riffs and striking rhythm of all music types ,  He is an innovative rhythm guitarist from Brazil  that is readily accepted by music  fans and people from all aspects of life who appreciate a good  rhythm player. Jonas is  truly inspirational , he started playing in 1996 in pubs and night clubs in a small north eastern town in Brazil and can entertain you for hours with his guitar.

He likes all different kinds of music and  his influences covers a wide range of artists and bands the world over. His musical influences includes Bossa nova, Reggae, Latin rock, Blues and Funk.

Jonas is inspired by guitarists such as Steve Vai, Patrick Souza and  Jimmy Hendrix. 



( MUSIC OCCUPIED AN IMPORTANT PLACE IN THE LIFE OF EVERYONE )

Evangeline Asio-Okwalinga: LEAD/BACKING SINGER


 
  

EVIE ASIO-OKWALINGA is a vibrant, soulful singer who enjoys having her hand in all various styles of music. Her past musical experiences include gospel, jazz, classical, pop and folk. She started singing and writing music from a young age, but her passion to perform and inspire through song has never left her.
She explored and developed her craft in Southampton, where she graduated with a music degree in 2014. Since then she’s been active in the London scene, working with various bands and vocal groups. Her heart has always been however, with music that promotes truth, love, hope and positivity.

(ART SHOULD COMFORT THE DISTURBED AND DISTURB THE COMFORTABLE) Cesar A. Cruz.




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Antonio Spina : Percussionist

 

ANTONIO SPINA is one of the most gifted and creative percussionist.  He creates  the most beautiful , musical sounds   from all kinds of instruments. He adds an authenthicity and flavor to the music.
He started out as a bassist in a  wedding band in  South Italy.  He later switched  to accoustic and electric guitar before  finally moving on to percussion where he excelled himself.  He specialised  in frame drums, which is a type of drum with various shapes and forms played in the Mediterranean  regeon, Middle East, India and South America.
Antonio is interested in any  objects or instruments that makes noises, like pots, pans ,cans and  kettle, whatever he comes across. He played in a percussion orchestra in Italy,  a theatrical show at The Bareface Theatre  for the  Earls Court festival 2011. He also plays in a theatrical production  at The Riverside Studios in Hammersmith called This way to Atlantis. He is a true professional musician. 


( A MEDIOCRE IDEA THAT  GENERATES  ENTHUSIASM  WILL GO  FURTHER THAN A GREAT IDEA THAT INSPIRES NO ONE ). Mary Kay Ash.






 

MARKUS SMITH

MARKUS SMITH    Markus is a keyboard player from Guadeloupe and France who joined the band in 2016.

He started playing piano in 2012, learning by himself. He first joined a salsa band called “Los pimientos y Margaritas” in Toulouse, France before moving to the UK. He

then started playing bass, attending courses at the South End Music School in Croydon, UK.

Music has always been part of his life, as he grew up listening to the Caribbean vibes of Zouk and Kompa. His other various influences includes Hip-Hop, Dancehall

and Reggae, the like of Blues, Soul and Jazz and also Latin rhythm of salsa, bachata and merengue.

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