Andrew “Murph “ Murphy – Guitar
Charlie Jones – Bass
Martin Jenkins – Hammond organ piano
Ted Benham – Drums
Ben Plocki – Sax
Matt Dowse – Trombone
Dan Reid – Trumpet
The Dubsouls were formed by Andrew “Murph” Murphy in 2015.
Murph wrote and arranged all the original compositions on the album
Collaborations and bands
The collaborations and bands played in by the Dubsouls musicians are numerous.
Black Box, Radical Dance Faction, Robert Plant/Jimmy Page, Rhythmites, Goldfrapp, King Prawn, Sousxie Sioux.
Also they have all been involved together in various jazz outfits from guitar\piano duos to swing and big bands.
The Dubsouls blend the styles of instrumental rocksteady, early authentic reggae and jazz to create a unique sound. The rhythm section hold the groove and feel letting the soloists express themselves. Original melodies and hook lines are improvised on and returned to in a classic jazz format.
Dubsouls are a collection of seasoned session musicians with a great love of Jamaican music and it’s production. These original recordings were made live in one room recorded straight to a studer 8 track tape machine. It was recorded by Stuart Bruce who was the engineer on the “Live Aid” single. The recording was mixed by dubwise by Jamie Grashion.