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Fully Fullwood: A Bass Legend

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Fully Fullwood has truly well-earned recognition as being one of “the Greats” of the music industry, deeply creative and positively innovative, we introduce Fully Fullwood. Fully Fullwood is one of the most popular and well-known bass players in the world and has worked and recorded with every major artist out of Jamaica. His list of credits reads like a who’s-who of the twentieth century’s most important musical artists. The originator and leader of the “Soul Syndicate Band,” Fully Fullwood has the distinction of also being a member of reggae superstar Peter Tosh’s famous band, “Word, Sound and Power” whom he recorded with and also toured with extensively until the singer’s untimely passing.

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Fullwood performing with Peter Tosh
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The bass is only one of his many talents; he is also an accomplished producer, composer, songwriter and singer. As one of the most popular and well-known bass players in the world he has worked and/or recorded with every major artist out of Jamaica, including many of the all-time greats in Jamaican music, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Keith Hudson, Alton Ellis, Roy Shirley, Ken Boothe, Jacob Miller, Michael Rose, Augustus Pablo, Horace Andy, Joe Higgs, Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Delroy Wilson, Sugar Minott, Junior Reid, Tenor Saw, Tony Tuff, Frankie Paul, Big Youth, John Holt, U-Roy, Freddie McGregor, The Heptones, Abyssinians, Congos, Johnny Clarke, Pat Kelly, Tapper Zukie, Derrick Morgan, Tommy McCook, Cornell Campbell, Marcia Griffiths, Yabby You, Junior Byles, Justin Hinds, The Itals, Jimmy London, The Maytones, Vernon Buckley, Niney the Observor, Slim Smith, Dillinger, Junior Delgado, Yellowman, Dave Barker, Jackie Paris, Winston Riley, The Techniques, Stranger Cole, Duke Reid, Prince Buster, Pat Kelly, Errol Dunkley, Eek-A-Mouse, Ijahman Levi, Rod Taylor, Prince Alla, The Mighty Diamonds, Black Uhuru, Sister Carol, Judy Mowatt, Mikey Dread, Max Romero, Tristan Palmer, Phillip Frazer, Don Carlos, I-Roy, Andrew Tosh, and many more. Fully Fullwood’s bass sound has provided the essential rhythm to these artists’ powerful words, and was the anchor of the final lineup of reggae superstar Peter Tosh’s famous band, Word, Sound and Power. Fully Fullwood’s bass sound has provided the essential rhythm to these artists’ powerful words, and was the anchor of the final lineup of reggae superstar Peter Tosh’s famous band, Word, Sound and Power. In collaboration with Frances Fullwood, he has released three solo albums: ‘For All Time’; ‘Fully Loaded’; and ‘Crazy Town’

Join Fully along with his band at Don The Beachcomber in Huntington Beach, CA on Sunday, September 25th from 3pm -7pm to celebrate Playing For Change Day and raise funds for the Playing For Change Foundation’s music education programs. Also featuring a special performance by PFC’s own, Afro Fiesta. Get tickets

Watch the documentary, “Soul Syndicate Band: Word Sound and Power” to learn more about Fully and his band.

For all things Fully visit: www.fullyfullwood.org



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