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The messengers - the Reggae Angels, based in Oakland, CA are currently available for festivals. Their most recent tours were co-billing and backing Warrior King, Junior Reid and Anthony B. August 2008 they performed in Europe on most of the major festivals. On the 2008 Reggae Rising festival, they performed prime time Saturday night with Sly and Robbie on bass and drums, along with their own drummer, Sandrum on percussion. The Reggae Angels have toured in North America, South America, Europe, Canada and Hawaii.

Within the last nine years, the Reggae Angels have completed a 50-city U.S. tour backing and co-billing with Andrew Tosh (son of Reggae icon Peter Tosh), eight tours backing and co-billing with Junior Reid, two tours with the Abyssinians, two tours with Sugar Minott, a 9-week North America and Canada tour with Everton Blender, two western U.S. tours with Warrior King, two U.S. tours with Anthony B, and numerous Hawaii tours with Sugar Minott, Everton Blender, Junior Reid and Frankie Paul.

Previous to that, the Reggae Angels backed and co-billed with Don Carlos for four years on one off shows, and tours in North and South America and Hawaii. The Reggae Angels have also done numerous tours on their own.

The Reggae Angels have a universal message of wisdom and inspiration towards good wholesome living. They are well known, loved and appreciated. Lyrically their music is a guide toward good character, affirming qualities such as generosity, gratitude, hope and charity.

The Reggae Angels have one of the most extensive discographies of any American Reggae band. Their tenth release - Make Blessings - on the Explorer Recordings Label- was an excellent album, popular worldwide. Their latest release, their eleventh album - Prophetic Mission - is also strong message music guiding to the prophetic ideal. Their organic recordings are full of diverse arrangements and musical changes, and they have been mixed by top class reggae engineers.

Their live show is well groomed after years of consistent recording, spot dates and touring. The Reggae Angels are striving to spread a positive message to help make the world a better place for all.

Currently based in the San Francisco, Calif. East Bay, the Reggae Angels have been touring the last fifteen years in the U.S., Hawaii, Canada, Europe and South America. They are well loved and respected. They’ve taken the message to many different places. Top international artists have had the Reggae Angels back them, including Don Carlos, Anthony B, Horace Andy, Michael Rose, Big Youth, The Abyssinians, Edi Fitzroy, Lutan Fyah, Bernard Collins, Carlton & The Shoes, Junior Murvin, Clinton Fearon, Everton Blender, Sugar Minott, Andrew Tosh, Shinehead, Junior Reid and Frankie Paul. The band has consistently met the needs of world-class artists, touring with them to the far reaches.
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The Reggae Angels vocalists are Fenton Wardle and Cynthia Roots. Lead vocalist and bandleader Fenton Wardle started playing for the public at the age of twelve, playing his accordion in the streets in San Francisco. In 1982, Fenton fronted his first band Ily, in New Hampshire, where he attended Dartmouth college and graduated in 1984. In 1986 he formed a band on the West Coast called The Chosen Few. In 1989 the band re-grouped as The Elevations. Fenton sang lead and harmony vocals and played keyboards. With the Elevations, he produced two albums- Jah Guide and Good Judgment. In 1992 Fenton left the Elevations and started the Reggae Angels.

For his Reggae Angels unit, Fenton has produced Guard the Honor, Jealousy, Truth and Conviction, Spirit, Signs and Wonders, Which Road Will You Choose, Live Positive, Come To Jah, Save Our Souls, A Heart With Love, Balance, Make Blessings and Prophetic Mission. Augustus Pablo is featured playing melodica and synthesizer on the earlier works, adding his melodious far eastern sound. The early mixing was done in Jamaica with some of the top engineers there including Sylvan Morris, David Rowe, Soljie, Dr. Marshall and Hugh Palmer. Scientist mixed the next four CDs in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. Balance, Make Blessings and Prophetic Mission were mixed at Lion and Fox recording studios, in Alexandria, Virginia by Jim Fox. The Reggae Angels have one of the most prolific catalogues of any American based reggae band, including 11 CDs and numerous dubs. Fans of reggae know The Reggae Angels deliver high-energy performances with a happy, uplifting sound and sincere message. Their music speaks of God consciousness. Their lyrics contain spiritual insights and teachings - the message. All different ages and kinds of people love and appreciate the Reggae Angels, especially the spiritually inclined. Their focus is on clarifying the message of the prophets - advice and prayers to bring us closer to God. The Reggae Angels have their own recording studio in Oakland, California called The Workshop, where they help produce other artists as well as their own works. Their latest four releases were recorded with their own band at the Workshop.


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