UK-based musician to launch album in The Gambia
Friday, April 20, 2012
An international performer cum singer who is currently on tour of the Gambia to promote and release his forthcoming 11 track CD album, has challenge the country’s sprouting stars to be steadfast and focus in a bid to make headway in the industry. Cuttie Williams, who is described by many as not a strange name in the world of entertainment made this remarks recently at a press conference held at the Alliance Franco Gambiene along Kairaba Avenue.
The album entitled ‘Now and Then” basically is a love medley which captured some of the finest and thrilling songs that will suit all categories of music lovers both old and young. The soul, Rnb cum reggae genius is widely described as a true commando in the field of performing with dynamic range of and taste in vocal and musical ability. Born in London, Cuttie spent his formative years on the island of St Kitts, a beautiful in the eastern Caribbean. He explained that over the years he has been chanting audience including royalty and head of states globally for more than two decades.
Starting his musical journey as a bass player slowly learning his craft via the influence of listening to the likes of great Aston Family Man Barrett of the wailers, Cuttie also performed with stars like motown genius- Jamie Jameson before graduating to have the honor of standing with bass in hand behind the legendary Alton Ellis the god father of (rocksteady) Horace Andy, Caroll Thompson, Lousamark among many other pioneers of reggae. He further added that he also serve as a vocal string to his bow travel to the next level.
Gracing the international platform with a variety of music genres, Cuttie also serve as a catering for most occasions where he has been linked to soul legend Marvin Gaye with the majestic presence of Bob Marley, a gifted artist. He has also over the years worked with some of the finest artist and musician who provided the sound tracks of our lives for many generations not to mention the many artists he has opened the stage for.
While expressing his resolve to collaborate with the other Gambian artists, Cuttie also plan some videos shoots for this thrilling masterpiece. He added that he visited Ghana before and went on to laud the Gambian people for the hospitality.He also express resolve to established a project in the Gambia in his quest to make the world a better place.
A renowned music promoter cum producer-OkoDrammeh hailed the UK based musician for this bold move to release his album in the Gambia. He spoke at length about qualities of this international multifaceted star whom, within a short period of time fell in love with the country due to its accommodating nature especially to foreigners.
Author: Sheriff Janko