I-TAWEH

What is your name and role within I-taweh?

singer, songwriter, composer and producer.

How did you start?

Playing music with my family in the hills of St. Ann Jamaica.

Where are you based?

California and Jamaica.

Please give an example of your music writing process?

Songs come to me while I’m working on my farm and living my daily life. I record them on my phone and then build them from there.

What are you working on right now?

My next album.

What is your gear setup?

What do you like to do outside of music and does it affect your music? Farming, family, soccer.

How would you describe your music genre?

Roots Reggae Soul and Folk.

Do you know any music theory?

No.

What are your plans for the future?

Keep making more music.  I have so many songs that are not released yet so I just keep making albums.

How did you get into music?

Music has always been a part of my culture and a part of my life from a tender age.

What are you listening to at the moment? 

Basically I spent everyday listening to my unfinished recordings and not much time to listen to anything else.

Who are your top 5 influences and icons?

Peter Tosh, Mystic Revelation of Rastafari, Nambo Robinson, Busy Signal, Adele.

When are you playing next?

I have a gig on June 14th and  then 16 and 17 at Sierra Nevada World Music Festival In California.

www.i-taweh.com

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