All About the Up-Stroke: An interview with Skatronics founder, and Aswad alumunus, Clifton ‘Bigga’ Morrison

Featuring a towering cast of Brit reggae legends, Skatronics blend traditional Jamaican rhythms with jazzy improvisations and dub grooves. Rising from the ashes of the acclaimed Jazz Jamaica AllStars Big Band, the octet is lead by ex-Aswad keyboardist Clifton‘Bigga’ Morrison. The band uses a daring mix of technology and a full horn section to conjure thick grooves which update the timeless dance hall music for the 21st century. The list of previous collaborators solidifies the band’s credentials, with former Joss Stone and Art Blakey sideman Alan Weekes on guitar, fellow-Aswad alumni Kenrick Rowe on drums and Craig David backing bassist Don … Continue reading All About the Up-Stroke: An interview with Skatronics founder, and Aswad alumunus, Clifton ‘Bigga’ Morrison