The Surge

by Brent Berry & The Dirty Power

Released 2016
Highwater Records
Released 2016
Highwater Records
A gritty roots rock and reggae release for 2016
NOTES
The Surge. Going back to the Roots Rock and Reggae with contemporary edge and power!

Firefly

by Brent Berry

Released 2015
Highwater Records
Released 2015
Highwater Records
A fresh collection of folk rock ballads and jump blues.
NOTES
Firefly. I used to catch them one at a time and put them in a mason jar on summer nights. Enjoying their sweet light through the night and setting them free in the morning. This collection of songs is a bit like that. Glad I caught them. And even happier to set them free. Made in the winter of 2014 in Taos, New Mexico with Peter Oviatt on banjo and guitar, Giles Shelton on upright bass, …
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Twenty Lives

by Brent Berry Band

Released 2008
Highwater
Released 2008
Highwater
The 2008 "Afro-Coastal" sound by the Brent Berry Band. Hot tunes for the hips and signature BB song writing make this one for any collector of original world-beat and folk music.
NOTES
Brent kicks a bass drum while playing a guitar, blowing a harp and singing or shouting about love and war. Songs about old ships and giving to much to the oars, street lights and snowy nights. Switching styles and language's as the night people give up their colors. "Some roads you just gotta strut down."
-The Band-
James Rann- Guitar, Dobro and Lap-Steel Kirry Nelson-Percussion and Vocal magic Peggy Mathies-Congas,Bongo-Cajon,percussion (Our Newest Member!!) …
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Monsoon

by Brent Berry & Honest Abe

Released 2005
Released 2005
Afro-Coastal Americana-Grass Music for the soul. The first of the New Mexico records made at 5th Sun studios. And the marker of change for Brent's move to more world music and dance compositions, great with coffee of dark beer.
NOTES
From Lawrence, Kansas to Long Island, New York,
St.John,Virgin Islands to Taos, New Mexico Brent has performed with legendary acts such as the Slackers, Hepcat, The Skatalites, Wailing Souls, Mad Professor, Sizzla, Boom Shaka, Luciano, and Toots and The Maytals, King Django, Sister Carol and Ritchie Havens.
Moving to Taos ,New Mexico in the fall of 2002, Brent began work on a new group. Finding faith in the fingers of producer/bass player Jack …
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Livin' and Lovin'

by Brent Berry

Released 2002
Kick Save Records
Released 2002
Kick Save Records
Welcome to the High Life, a wicked blend of reggae, rocksteady, ska and american folk. Drawn first to the sound of the drums, Brent Berry began his musical career at the age of twelve. Hashing out rhythms on an old marching snare quickly matured into a po

B-Sides

by Brent Berry

Released 2007
High Water Records
Released 2007
High Water Records
Another fine blend of Afro-coastal and American-grass for your soul
NOTES
This collection of songs comes from the river sides, and streets of the world. Brent has mixed a potent brew of world folk sounds and Americana with this cd.
A great follow up from "Monsoon"(2005) "B-Sides"(2007) should satisfy any genre need for any fine day.

Live at The Jazzhaus

by Brent Berry & The Roots Crew

Released 2003
Brent Berry Music
Released 2003
Brent Berry Music
Roots Music from Lawrence Kansas
NOTES
This is the last album by "Brent Berry and The Roots Crew". Featuring "The Bong Song, True True, and many others....Recorded on a beautiful starry night with a club full of great folks

Inland

by Brent Berry

Released 2001
High Water Racords-bbm-kicksave
Released 2001
High Water Racords-bbm-kicksave
Welcome to the high-life. Root's reggae and ska from Kansas.
NOTES
In 1999 Brent struck up a relationship with Tom Johnson, composer/arranger for The Secondhands, and began work on his debut solo recording. In February of 2001, Brent released his debut solo full-length "Inland" on St Louis based Kick Save Records. Inland developed into a superb culmination of roots reggae, rocksteady, and folk music.

Gathering musical influences from around the world Brent Berry continues to extend the coastline of traditional and original music with his 2007 release of "…
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Breakfast for Budlovers

by Brent Berry & the Roots Crew

Released 2002
Highwater Records
Released 2002
Highwater Records
Breakfast for Budlovers. A live studio recording of Brent and The Roots Crew in Lawrence Kansas. With special guests Lady Luck and Miss Fortune. A real treat.
NOTES
It was a beautiful Lawrence morning when the band gathered at the KJHK studio to do what they do, make reggae music! Having played a show the night before, the guys were ready to play some of their favorites and have some fun. Some real gems of Brent Berry & The Roots Crew. Gritty and Real. Enjoy.

Shows

Dec 23
Adobe Bar
Taos, NM
Dec 31
Adobe Bar
Taos, NM

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