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The Uppertones

BIO
The Uppertones is a powerful trio of trombone, vocals, piano, & drums dedicated to the sound of the 50’s in Jamaica, the Jamaican R’n’B, Jamaican boogie, calypso, & mento. The kick start to homegrown Jamaican music came with American rock’n’roll and R’n’B (rhythm & blues).
At that time it was the birth of Ska, who originated Rocksteady, Reggae etc. This trio aims to please crowds with a stompin’ swing style mixed with the Jamaican edge and style.

Mr.T-bone is a well know singer, composer, and trombone player in the international ska scene who has released 8 solo albums in the last 12 years and has toured Europe, USA, Canada, Indonesia, Brazil and Mexico. He has been a major contributor to the Italian ska & reggae scene for over a decade now.

Peter Truffa is a fabulous piano player & singer from New York. With his blues, jazz, and ska roots, he toured for years with The New York Ska Jazz Ensemble and with Giuliano Palma and the Bluebeaters.
He worked with Mr.T-bone on his second album “Mr.T-Bone Sees America”.

Count Ferdi, aka Ferdinando “Bombodrummer” Masi is a fantastic drummer. He is a pioneer of the ska music in Italy as he founded Casino Royale back in 1987 as they were the first ska groups in Italy.
He also was one of original founders of “The Bluebeaters” in 1994.
He recorded with Peter Truffa on Mr.T-Bone’s, “Mr.T-Bone Sees America” album as well.

LINKS
facebook.com/theuppertones

MEDIA

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