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May 2017

Morgan Heritage – Avrakedabra (CTBC Music Group, 2017) Modern reggae masters Morgan Heritage continue to dazzle the listener with its irresistible rhythms and masterfully-constructed vocals and harmonies. The award-winning group is at its best when it focuses on roots reggae, adding the admirable vocal mix that characterizes their sound: outstanding lead vocals, equally good backing harmonies, call and response, and edgy Mr. Talk Box electronic vocals.

Köln Die Kölner Altstadt ist für Schlagzeuger Memmalatel "Mr. Mojo" Morgan und Sänger Peetah Morgan noch eher Neuland. Köln als Stadt kennen die beiden Brüder aber schon ziemlich lange: "Wir sind 1999 erstmals zum Summerjam hierher gekommen. Und waren danach unzählige Male hier am Rhein. Wir lieben das Festival und die Stadt gleichermaßen und kommen bei jeder Europatour nach Köln. Das nächste Mal werden wir wohl im kommenden Herbst oder Winter hier sein.", sagt Peetah Morgen.

Reggae standout act Morgan Heritage released its latest full-length studio recording last week.  The record, Avrakedabra is a work of sheer musical magic.  This fourteen-song record is easily one of this year’s top new reggae records hands down.  That is due in no small part to the diversity of the record’s musical arrangements.  The lyrical themes exhibited throughout the record are just as diverse, making them notable in their own right, too.  The record’s sequencing rounds out its most important elements. 

Hot on the heels of their Avrakedabra European World Tour, “The Royal Family of Reggae” have just dropped their new studio album Avrakedabra. The album is already in the top 3 iTunes Reggae chart in over eight countries on release day! The album, which is their best work to date, hosts some heavyweight featured appearances. Featuring Mr. Talkbox, the famed computerized voice featured on Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic,” Kabaka Pyramid and Dre Island leading the front for the younger generation, Stephen

Morgan Heritage - Avrakedabra Looks as though reggae's most successful family band has been whittled down from a core quintet to a threesome, and now lead singer Peter Morgan (truly one of the most engaging front men in all of Jamaican music), keyboardist/vocalist Gramps Morgan and percussionist/vocalist Mr. Mojo are going forward under the MH name. What hasn't changed is their growing determination (so it would seem) to modernize roots reggae music to the max. Opening track "Want Some More" (referring to

mmy Award Gewinner Morgan Heritage veröffentichen am 19. Mai 2017 ihr neues Album "Avrakedabra". In gewohnter Form verwebt die Formation authentischen Reggae mit Pop und bleibt dabei ihrer Erfolgsformal treu. Als Gastmusiker unterstützen auf "Avrakedabra" Stephan und Ziggy Marley, DreZion, Kabaka Pyramid, ,R.City, Dre Island sowie der 2014 verstorbenen Reggae-Musiker Wiliam 'Bunny Rugs'.

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