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FARfromEARTH Films & TIM CASH, 30 Dec 2011 [cached]
Eric Iverson c0-band leader and lead singer of Soul Majestic did a heck of a job on the set and in front of the camera. kudos to his hard work and dedication.
Eric and Oriona the core of the group welcomed us into their home with open arms. they have a beautiful family together.
Raggamuffin Long Beach 04, 23 Mar 2004 [cached]
The band consists of four harmony vocalists (including two female voices), three horns, a full rhythm section, and Nyahbingi drums, all led by charismatic lead vocalist and Soul Majestic's primary songwriter, Eric Iverson.They are spending the end of March and the month of April in Jamaica recording their new album.
Day two also featured Midnite who has recently been on tour promoting some of their latest releases, "Ainshant Maps" and "Scheme A Things."
BigUpRadio :: Soul Majestic, 5 Dec 2004 [cached]
Since moving to the greater Santa Cruz area in 1996 Eric Iverson (co-founder of Soul Majestic) has established himself as a respected musician and a loyal supporter of the community.With his love of music, clean living, and the ocean Santa Cruz has been fertile ground for Eric to find the right ingredients and personnel to complete the 11-piece reggae orchestra called Soul Majestic.Their repertoire of all original music reflects the past, present, and future of reggae, representing old school studio one style, conscious roots, dub, and cultural dance hall.
The band consists of four harmony vocalists (including two female voices), three horns, a full rhythm section, and Nyahbingi drums, all lead by singer and Soul Majestic's primary songwriter Eric Iverson.
Soul Majestic: ..., 1 Jan 2007 [cached]
Soul Majestic: West Coast based, nationally touring roots reggae band, Soul Majestic, was formed in the late 1990's by lead singer and songwriter, Eric Iverson (a.k.a. Eric-I who joined forces with singer Oriana Sanders, guitarist David Lyons, and percussionist Brian Jarvis.
Eric Iverson Discusses the ..., 4 June 2009 [cached]
Eric Iverson Discusses the Making of A Better World, Soul Majestic's Third Album
So explains Soul Maj's Eric Iverson, who was born in Goleta, attended Santa Barbara High, moved to Santa Cruz with the band Lightning Bug Johnson in 1996, and, six months ago, moved his family back to S.B. The band's battles are evident in the album's lyrics, said the tall, dreadlocked lead singer. "The biggest difference is that the last album focused more on worldly issues," he explained. "There is some of that with this album, but it's more of a story of our personal lives. It's about kids and babies and the next generation. It's about personal struggles with health and money and careers, and just how much of an impact music has positively."
Health-wise, Iverson is specifically referring to his co-singer and wife Oriana Sanders, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma during recording.
"It totally hit her by surprise," said Iverson.
"This time we decided to bring it full circle and bring it back home," explained Iverson.
The album itself is what we've come to expect from Soul Majestic: quintessential reggae with a lush backdrop of horns, vocals, and drum and bass, complete with guest stars such as Sly and Robbie, Tony Moses, and Trinidad's Queen Omega, whom Iverson calls "the Aretha Franklin of reggae.
"This time we decided to bring it full circle and bring it back home," explained Iverson.
Family is another big theme, largely because Iverson has a four-year-old son, and another three core members of the band-which ranges from five to 11 players depending on the show-also have children, some of whom occasionally go on tour. Being a family band is "pretty rare," said Iverson, "even shunned upon a little bit.
As to whether Iverson expects big labels to come a'knockin', he explained, "We're open to whatever comes our way, but we're happy with where we're at."
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