Pure Roots

Pure Roots produces authentic reggae music, capturing a spiritual sound, emphasizing strong melodies and heavenly harmonies. Pure Roots' talent reaches into the modern age, with artists Andrew "Blood" Reid (Son of Junior Reid) and with Jeff Allgrove inside the control booth. It's Roots Reggae music that's being pushed to new limits. Rising out of Santa Cruz, California, USA, Pure Roots formed in early 2007, with members from the Emmanuel Selassie band, and in the the studio with Junior "One Blood" Reid. They released their first single "Jah The Highest" and the dub remix "Jah The Dubbest" in January 2012, featuring Junior Reid and Briana Kai, recorded and produced by Right Vibes Productions with Jeff Allgrove in the ESI Sound Studio with JR Records. In April 2012 Andrew Reid & the Pure Roots band completed a 7 city tour with Daniel "Bambaata" Marley. In 2012 Pure Roots performed at The 17th Annual Monterey Bay Reggae Festival with a 8 piece band featuring a 3 piece horn section. Pure Roots has shared the stage with international artists such as Black Uhuru, The Abyssinians, Don Carlos, Michael Rose and many more. Pure Roots is currently in the studio working on the album "Youth Rising," featuring Andrew and his brother Wada and their father Junior Reid, the album is expected to be released internationally in 2013. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.