Marijah is a multi talented, singer, songwriter and percussionist whose dynamic performance is both energizing, passionate and soul stirring! She has mastered the art of each with her own unique style. This Goddess with a message is the leader of her band "Marijah & the Reggae All Stars", who play her own brand of "funky Reggae and World Beat Music.
She has a soulful jazzy voice that can sooth you, bring you to your feet, or touch you deep in your heart. Her style varies from Roots Reggae, R & B, sexy ballads, to World Beat, and Inspirational.
Marijah is a dynamic percussionist, whose slap on the drum can make you say "oooh". She plays djembe, congas, shekere, kalimba, and a variety of other percussion instruments. She has studied with many master drummers from West Africa, Jamaica, the Caribbean and Brazil and is known as the "High Priestess of Percussion".
When it comes to songwriting Marijah is the Melody queen, and she has composed hundreds of songs about real issues, real love, truth, peace, and spiritual awareness. Her lyrics ring so true that they captivate the listener while delivering her message. She has two CD's SPIRIT OF A WOMAN, and MYSTIC ANGEL, both available on CD Baby, I-Tunes, and Both CDs have won critical acclaim and radio airplay.
She has performed and recorded with the likes of Carlos Santana, Baba Olatunji, Ras Michael, Marcia Griffiths, Judy Mowatt, Aierto and Flora Purim, Bingui, (Africa), and a host of others. Audiences globally embrace her in concerts from Sunsplash in Jamaica, to the Grateful Dead shows in California, African Reggae in Europe, Reggae in Hawaii, and Punta in the streets of Belize.
Marijah's mission is to inspire herself and others through music, art and creativity, which she does so well in her vibrant colors, with her soulful voice, and through her passionate and powerful performance!
We also perform a huge variety of covers! If there's a song you'd like us to play, just ask!
Marijah (Percussions, Vocals),
Richie Barr (Bass, Vocals),
Noel Aiken (Keyboards, Vocals),
Robert Browne (Guitar),
Bradley Brown (Drums, Vocals),
Kalimva Yancey (Background Vocals),
Andrew Brennan (Saxophone)