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PROFILE ON CRUCIAL MASSIVE

" This is Crucial Massive from Hartford City ... Reggae Music with Quality !", echoed MasiV Marcus. Crucial Massive is the hottest and the most excellent crowd pleasing reggae band in Hartford and throughout New England. Since the early 1990's this band has been pervading the cultural side of reggae music throughout Connecticut, Massetusets, and Rhode Island. With the synthesis of conscious lyrics and a quality sounds this reggae band strive to address the crucial and massive dubiety of Love , Life, and Reality.

Open Acts for Super Stars:

"Yellow man", "Toots and the Metals", "Rita Marley", "Jimmy Cliff",The Great "Jimmy Buffett ,"Third World", "Culture", "Marcial Montano", "Crossfire", "Beeni Man", "Bounty Killer", and "Busta Rhymes" .   Backed-up singers such as "Pinchers", "Sugar Minott","Delroy Wilson, Al Campbell and Tony Tuff.

Crucial Massive has left indelible marks on places such as :

WOOD STOCK (NY); UP or ON the Rocks; Black Eyed Sally's; The Maple Tree; Fat Cats; The WheelHouse Tavern; Castle Inn and Bourbon Street North (Old Saybrook); Bourbon St. North, Scarlet O'Haras, Chuck's Cellar, The Municipal Hall and The Russian Lady (Hartford); The Wakers and Wetlands (New York); El'n Gee's (New London); The Rage (Waterbury); Mobe Dick's (Waterford); Shananagans (Norwalk); Woody's Cafe (Ashford); "The New England Reggae Festival" (Rhode Island); UCON Huskies (Stores); Toad's Place (New Haven); Club Boonononus and The Western Front (Boston); Mount Snow Skie Resort (Vermont); The Sting (New Britain); Waters Edge (West Brook); Fat Daddy's Tavern (Water Town); "The New England Music Festival" (Hartford), The Caribbean Club and The West Indian Club (Hartford); The Equator (Manchester); The Brickyard and   RooBar (Hartford); Meadows Music Theater (Hartford); The Taste of Hartford; The Harford Advocate Band Slam; Hartford River Fest.; The Webster Theater (Hartford) and many other entertainment complexes.

 This Band plays:

Roots Reggae, Contempory Lovers' Reggae, Hard Core Dance-hall Reggae, Soka, and R&B.

With such flexibility the band caters for Weddings, Anniversaries, Private Parties,Club Gigs, Cultural Functions , and other social entertainments.

Currently the group comprises of M. Reid (Lead vocals & procussions), W. Fisher (Guitars), E. Jenkins (Lead & backup vocals), M. Osbourne (Drums & procussions), N. Crosdale (Keyboards), and K. Smith (Bass Guitars)... Subs: D. Ranglin (Drums).

Passed Members:W. Smith (Passed Executive Production Manager & Bass), and D. Burchell (Keyboards).

Founding Members: E. Mckinley (Drums), D. Simpson (Bass), W. Fisher (Guitars), C. Woodam                                     (Keyboards), B. Akins (Keyboards) and M. Reid (Lead vocals).

Cucial Massive succeeded in releasing their first full playing, 9 track CD "REALITY MUSIC" in May 1997. Their second full playing, 12 track CD "VICTORY" in January 2003. "Desperation" and "Baby Oil" in 2006 and "Higher Loving" in 2007 .

They have 3 more albums on hold to be released in the near future.

For more information, booking and monthly schedule please call 860.250.0894 or 860.916.4828 .

 

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