Barrington Delevante : LEAD VOCALIST , POET / SONGWRITER

 

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From the humble beginnings of a country boy from a small town called Frankfield in the Parish of Clarendon Western Jamaica.  One of thirteen children, Barrington Delevante emerged to form an outlet to deliver his true to life social commentaries in a musical art form called Dub Poetry in Jamaica.

Musically inspired and influenced by Reggae greats such as Peter Tosh, Bob Marley, Mutabaruka, Big Youth, Burning Spear, Jimmy Cliff, Toots and The Maytals and others. The stage was set for a new fusion-dub-reggae band named Dubvocaliza.

The  meaning to be outspoken and articulate.

Barrington is a strong writer of explosive,  and highly  imaginative poems and  songs. He has a  natural gift for entertaining and at the same time educating. Barrington is  an influential  and uplifting vocalist and performer, His passion and energy is boundless.

His song writing and performances has shown him to be a true social  and world commentator. Audiences  thrill to his music and dub poetry. 

'' I was fed on a musical diet of  Gospel, Reggae, Dub-Poetry and  Dance Hall  DJ Music from early childhood. 

I developed an interest in writing poetry, short stories, essays and songs. I was influenced by the conscious and positive lyrics and music going on in Jamaica.

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  performing while at  Primary and High School in Jamaica .

After leaving high school I pursuit  a career in Health and fitness and became a  Professional Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, But my music was always there in me  and I kept writing songs and poems, some of  which have been published in various books , magazines and  newspapers.

It was only a matter of time before I had to return to my roots. "     

Barrington Delevante : Lead Vocalist . Dubvocaliza

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ARTHUR LOGINS BASSIST

 

Arthur Logins

Born in Riga, Latvia

Started playing guitar and keyboards in the summer of 95

Favourite band: DEEP PURPLE

Favourite drink: Guinness

Uses Fender Precision Bass and Dunlop Tortex picks

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GABRIELE APICELLA LEAD GUITARIST

 

“I see the world as a pulsing electron, a source of knowledge in practice. If fed with new prospects, intuitions, doubts, constructive criticisms, humour and love,it becomes bigger and bigger, dictating the new horizons and allowing us to depart for new seas.”

With my music I am looking to reach out to like-minded people who feel the urgency of moving onto a different level of connection between consciousness, society, nature, and history. The aim is to empower you to have the courage to accept that everything can be constructed in a better way.

If you’ve been there with me in 1975,you would have seen me, a hyperactive 3 year old boy with bushy hair who’s got so much energy he couldn’t stay longer than 3 minutes in one place. In the clinic of the small Italian town the family doctor advice my parents to feed my curiosities instead of suppressing them, so I was inducted to music.I listened intently to the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, blues, etc on record and soon my dad took me to a live concert. Little did I know that it is to be the day of my primordial epiphany. My eyes welled up with tears as the revelation comes to me that we are all part of the pulsing electron, interconnected in one. The music is the heartbeat, I am at home, inside a womb, connected with everything around and inside me. Everything is in a loop, a circular feedback.

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OWEN BARCLAY RHYTHM GUITARIST

Guitarist and Singer Owen Barclay is British born of Jamaican heritage. He learnt guitar at
Highbury Grove Secondary School, where there were wonderful music teachers.

He immediately started creating his own music and in the 80s and 90s went on to travel extensively with various
bands in South East Asia and the West Indies, living for a total of two years in Japan. The last
recording band was ‘Ocean’ with singer Bettie Sempar that had a minor success with a song by
Owen called ‘You are Mine’. In the late 90s Owen followed another love and opened a bike shop
in Dalston.

This remains open to the present day.
Owen’s musical influences are folk, blues, reggae and rock and generally a wide range of
musicians including - Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Gary Moore, Jeff Beck, Alvin Lee and Bob Marley.
Owen loves collecting records, running, swimming, playing tennis and chess.
Owen’s main focus now is to play music and be happy.

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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 authenticity and flavor to the music.
He started out as a bassist in a  wedding band in  South Italy.  He later switched  to acoustic 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  region, 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.

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