History Of Reggae: From The Roots, To The Seminal Artists And Beyond

Featuring a discussion with Ziggy Marley, Ras Michael, Lloyd "Bread" McDonald, and Carlton "Santa" Davis

Join Scott Goldman, Vice President of the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, as he explores the history of reggae through a panel discussion featuring GRAMMY-winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley, Jamaican reggae singer and Nyabinghi drummer Ras Michael, Lloyd "Bread" McDonald of Jamaican reggae vocal group The Wailing Souls, and Carlton "Santa" Davis, who played drums for bands including Bob Marley & The Wailers. The panelists will discuss a range of topics, including early Jamaican pop music, the creation of reggae as a genre and its early pioneers, and its continued evolution with increasing politically charged lyrics reflecting the social injustices happening in Jamaica. The discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A.