This is a Reggae band that covers almost all different styles of Reggae that's known. Old school, new school, Roots, culture Reggae, dancehall, lovers rock, covers and originals.
5-6 members in the group, depends on the requirements of the promoter.
We've been around for about 5 years with this group but, all the members has played together in different bands for over 10..
We had an outdoor party at our home memorial weekend 2017. Lenny k and k.r.a. Band was the featured entertainment. At the end of the party all 60 of our guests said they thoroughly enjoyed the music. We had to postpone our trip to the islands but we definitely brought Jamaica to our home. If you want the real deal then you must book this band.
This band was just awesome
Response from Lenny Kurlou & K.R.A. Band:
Thank you for having is Tony.
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Lenroy Salmon AKA Lenny Kurlou, was born in Kingston, Jamaica. In a community engrossed with several top reggae artists, is where his aspirations began to be in the entertainment industry. Those that have influenced Lenny throughout his career are the Almighty GOD, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Sugar Minot, Johnny Osbournre, Beres Hammond, Daddy U-Roy and Tenor Saw. He was also the lead singer for the Stryker’s Posse/ We N’ Dem, and the award winning S.T.O.R.M. Reggae Band (which he founded) for several years. His new venture is Kurlou Reggae Allstars. He also works as a solo artist on many projects.
Leslie “Blackseed” James, drummer, was born and raised on the island of St. Croix. He has been playing about 20 years and influenced by Quelbe a native of St. Croix and a host of genres of music. He’s worked with the Coasters, Desarie, EEK-A-Mouse, Joseph Hill’s Culture and most recently Mishka.
Ricky Swan, guitarist, also a native of St. Croix, has worked with Yellowman, Culture, Meditation, The Itals and Everton Blender. He has recorded 3 albums with Culture. This veteran artist can also play the drums and keyboards. He also can add producer to his plethora of talents.
Darryl Haywood" Keyboardist, Started in the late 70's as a keyboard player then went to the bass guitar where I launched my career as a bass player in St. Croix u.s.v.i. 1980 - 1998 I played with most of the big bands in the island, move to the mainland where I played with a few bands around the dc metro area. And went back to the keyboard a few years ago, and now presently working with Lenny Kurlou & KRA.
Donovan Marks, bassist, also from Kingston, Jamaica. His musical journey began at age 7 growing up in Jamaica listening to Sly Stone, Motown, Earth, Wind and Fire and all the reggae artists from Jimmy Cliff to Third World.
Marks recently toured with bluesman Corey Harris as well as Junior Marvin, former guitarist with Bob Marley’s Wailers.
The Reggae Allstars consist of the top reggae musicians in the Washington
DC/Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Two years ago these artists have converged to form one awesome band. Look forward to future endeavors from Kurlou Reggae Allstars Band.
Past Booked Events
|May 27, 2017 • 6:30pm - 10:00pm||House Party|
|May 19, 2017 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm||Concert|
|April 06, 2016 • 9:00pm - 11:55pm||Reggae in DC|
|June 25, 2015||Fundraiser|
|Earl Mitch||Keyboard player|
|Donovan Marks||Bass player|
|Darryl Haywood||Keyboard player|
Influences & Inspiration
Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Beres Hammond, Beenie Man, Third World.
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