Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City: The Wailers’ Julian Junior Marvin
Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City, NJPAC’s free outdoor music series in Chambers Plaza, welcomes The Wailers featuring Julian Junior Marvin, the famed lead guitarist of Bob Marley & The Wailers.
Jamaican-born blues-rock guitarist and vocalist Julian Junior Marvin is known for a style as innovative as it is expressive. A member of Bob Marley & The Wailers from 1977 until Marley’s passing in 1981, Marvin later released four CDs with The Wailers Band – ID, Majestic Warriors, Jah Message, and My Friends – as well as a number of solo projects. As front man for the current Wailers band, Marvin and company play a variety of songs made popular by Marley, always performed the way they were meant to be heard.
In addition to his work with Marley, Marvin has played alongside blues and R&B legends like T-Bone Walker, Billy Preston, Ike & Tina Turner, and more. He has also been included on Guitar World Magazine’s list of “The Top 100 Guitarists of All Time.”
Opening for The Wailers will be reggae/hip hop band The Alchemystics.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
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