About Reggae Angels
REGGAE ANGELS – 13TH DOUBLE CD - THE WAY – AVAILABLE FOR FESTIVALS
The Reggae Angels have a new double album called The Way recorded with Sly and Robbie and the Taxi Gang, mixed and mastered by Jim Fox in Washington DC scheduled to be released January 13th 2015. They continue to perform on many of the major festivals. They have recently performed on the Northwest World Reggae Fest, The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, The Seattle International Reggae Festival, Reggae on the River, Reggae in the Desert, the Wild Mountain Fair, the Pitzer Reggae Festival and many others. In August / September 2014 the Reggae Angels toured North America co-billing with Michael Rose and in September 2014 they toured North America with Michael Rose and Sly and Robbie. In April / May, 2013 the Reggae Angels toured North American co-billing with Prezident Brown. The Reggae Angels have done many national tours co-billing with top reggae acts. They have co-billed tours with Andrew Tosh, Everton Blender, Michael Rose, Sly and Robbie, Don Carlos, Anthony B, Junior Reid, The Abyssinians, Sugar Minott, Warrior King, Frankie Paul and Prezident Brown as well as touring on their own. The Reggae Angels message consists of universal guidance towards righteous living - proverbial words and music to live by. Over the last eighteen years the Reggae Angels have toured extensively in North America, Hawaii, Canada, South America, Europe and Africa. The Reggae Angels have one of the most extensive discographies of any American based Reggae act with over thirteen CD’s in their catalogue. These CD’s can be purchased at Earnie B’s Reggae or through all the major online retailers. All the Reggae Angels work consists of original organic recordings with diverse arrangements and excellent musicianship. Their last six albums were recorded live in their own recording studio in Oakland, CA called the Workshop. All of their albums have been mixed by top reggae engineers. Their last five CD’s were mixed and mastered by Jim Fox at the Lion and Fox recording Studio in Washington DC. The Reggae Angels vocalists are Fenton Wardle, Cynthia Roots and Angelica Wardle, Fenton’s daughter. The Reggae Angels live show is well groomed after years of spot dates, touring and recording. The Reggae Angels strive to spread a positive message to help enlighten the world. They deliver high-energy pumping performances with a happy, uplifting sound. The musicians are world class and the music focuses on God consciousness and God centric living.
REGGAE ANGELS BIOGRAPHY
Currently based in the San Francisco, CA East Bay, the Reggae Angels have been touring the last eighteen years in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Hawaii, and Canada. They are well loved and respected. They have co-billed and toured with many top international reggae artists and groups such as Don Carlos, Sly and Robbie and the Taxi Gang, Anthony B, Perfect, Richie Spice, Horace Andy, Michael Rose, Big Youth, The Abyssinians, Edi Fitzroy, Lutan Fyah, Carlton & The Shoes, Clinton Fearon, Everton Blender, Sugar Minott, Andrew Tosh, Prezident Brown, Shinehead, Junior Reid and Frankie Paul.
The Reggae Angels vocalists are Fenton Wardle, Cynthia Roots and Angelica Wardle. Lead vocalist 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 called 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 started the Reggae Angels.
The Reggae Angels have one of the most extensive discographies of any American based Reggae acts. With the Reggae Angels, Fenton has produced - Guard the Honor, 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, Prophetic Mission and most recently The Way. 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 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. The latest albums, Balance, Make Blessings, Prophetic Mission, Turn on the Light and The Way were mixed at Lion and Fox recording studios, in Washington DC by Jim Fox.
Their new 13th album features Sly and Robbie and the Taxi Gang and is called The Way. This album is a double CD featuring a dub CD - Fox Dubs the Taxi Gang. The Reggae Angels record their rhythms live in their own studio in Oakland, CA called The Workshop.
Fans of reggae know The Reggae Angels deliver high-energy pumping performances with a happy, uplifting sound and conscious message. Their message is universal and their musicians are world class. Their music speaks of God consciousness. The lyrics contain spiritual insights and teachings. 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 – sincere advice and prayers to help us live lives pleasing to the creator.