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Mementos: The Wailers at Komasket / “Family Man” Barrett and Koolant Brown

Dave backstage with Aston “Family Man “Barrett – musical director, founding member etc of The Wailers at Komasket Music Fest. Photo by R. Scales
Dave interviews Koolant Brown (then of) The Wailers at Komasket Music Fest. Photo by R. Scales

More: Interview with The Wailers and others at Komasket Music Fest, near Vernon, BC,  Aug. 2010.

Mementos: The Wailers in Vancouver / drummer and drum case

As seen at The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, maybe 2014 or 15 or really i can’t recall. (note to self, figure it out man!)

Love and Freedom with The Wailers at Komasket – Choogle On! #96

Love and Freedom with The Wailers at Komasket – Choogle On! #96
Love and Freedom with The Wailers at Komasket – Choogle On! #96

Koolant, sitting in the Bob Marley hot seat singing with the legendary Wailers featuring Aston “Family Man” Barrett, speaks about the joy of singing reggae music for people around the world.

He recounts growing up in Jamaica learning the music and mentions the beauty of the Komasket location and audience.

Plus peaceful warrior troubadour Fred Penner sings about our right to be free and happy. Musical interludes feature “Redemption Song” from The Wailer’s Saturday night performance and “Right to be Happy and Free” by Fred Penner from Sunday jam tent performance. Part 5 in a series from Komasket Music Festival.