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Ziggy Marley and Don Was at Ocean Way

Reggae Legends Join In For New Album

Pictured in Studio B at Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood (L-R) are Carlton “Santa” Davis, assistant engineer Scott Moore, Rock M. Deadrick, engineer Krish Sharma, Ziggy Marley, Heavy D, Don Was, James Poyser, and Darryl Jones. Photo by David Goggin.

Five-time Grammy winner Ziggy Marley is recording a new album with producer Don Was at Ocean Way in Hollywood. The album will be released this summer on the Tuff Gong Worldwide label.

Joining Ziggy in the renowned Bill Putnam-designed Studio B are drummer Carlton “Santa” Davis (Jimmy Cliff, Burning Spear), percussionist Rock M. Deadrick (Ben Harper, Tracy Chapman), visitor / rap artist Heavy D., keyboardist James Poyser (The Roots) and bassist Darryl Jones (Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Sting).

Ziggy Marley, eldest son of the great

Bob Marley, spent time as a child in the recording studio with his father, who taught him drums and guitar, and recorded “Children Playing In the Streets” in 1979. He has carried on the family spirit with his Melody Makers — selling millions of albums and winning Grammy awards for “Conscious Party” (1988), “One Bright Day” (1989), “Fallen is Babylon” (1997), “Love is My Religion” (2006), and “Family Time” (2009.

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