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Reverend Ronnie and The Ska Communion
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SEEKING

Drums, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Trombone.

ABOUT

After several years of success as the lead singer in AKA Skaface, the Reverend Ronnie* and former guitarist from the same band, Mark, are looking to create "Reverend Ronnie and The Ska Communion"**

https://www./ReverendRonnieAndTheSkaCommunion

We want to build the band with drums, keyboards, brass and then go out and give people the time of their lives, getting down to the music which is impossible to ignore and so easy to dance to.
From Sixties Jamaican Ska up to and including 2 Tone, along with the occasional Ska version of modern hits, we want to make this band a force to be reckoned with in the tribute/cover scene.
Are we going "cabaret" with this?
No chance.
We want to create such a vibe, such a sweaty, rocking-est rocksteady beat that people will flock to venues when "Reverend Ronnie and The Ska Communion" come to town.

We've done it before in the previous band - now we want to do it better.

* This isn't a religious thing. Ronnie got called "The Reverend" for his preacher-style Soul intro to 54-46 when that was played live.

** This isn't a religious thing. You can't have a Reverend without a Communion. Also, Ronnie didn't want his name in front of the band name, but that's just tough as his older brother told him that the band was going to be called "Reverend Ronnie and The Ska Communion" - no modesty when it comes to Ska.

Screen name:
RonnieSka
Member since:
Sep 24 2011
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years together:
1
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Age:
51 years

Influences

Prince Buster, The Skatalites, Lord Tanamo, Desmond Dekker, The Specials AKA, Madness, Bad Manners, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra

Members Of Band

Ronnie - vocals
Mark - Guitar/vocals

EQUIPMENT

Guitars - Fender Strats, several Teles, two Rickenbacker 330, Epiphone Les Paul, Gretsch Electromatic, Gibson Flying Vee, Marshall stereo power amp, Pod HD500 FX, Behringer rack FX, Pod XT Pro, Marshall 2x12 twin-channel combo, Roland GR-55 guitar synth.