Killer solo by Ernest Ranglin legendary Jamaican jazz guitarist and ska pioneer. Ernest is playing on the release of his 31st album with Bill King's Rhythm Express.
Ernest Ranglin is a guitarist and composer who established his career while working as a session guitarist and music director for various Jamaican record labels including Studio One and Island Records.
Ranglin played guitar on many early ska recordings and helped create the rhythmic guitar style that defined the form. Ranglin has worked with Theophilus Beckford, Jimmy Cliff, Monty Alexander, Prince Buster, the Skatalites, Bob Marley and the Eric Deans Orchestra.
He is noted for a chordal and rhythmic approach that blends jazz, mento and reggae with percussive guitar solos incorporating rhythm 'n' blues and jazz inflections.
Recorded at the Lula Lounge in Toronto on July 9, 2015.
Ernest Ranglin - guitar
Bill King - keyboards
Everton ' Pablo' Paul - drums
David Weer - guitar
Rebecca Hennessy - trumpet
Christopher Butcher - trombone
Bobby Hsu - alto sax
Nagdeleys Savigne - percussion
Produced by - Everton ' Pablo' Paul & Shane 'Shaky J' Forrest
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