ROOTS TIME PRODUCTION
Award winning, Grammy nominated, High quality, Hit making music production and Record label: Rootstime Production was created to document, in the studio, the unique connection and chemistry that happens between singers and musicians: Whether performing for the joy of it, at rehearsal, or in front of live audiences, when this chemistry flows like a musical spring…channeling these frequencies, recording, and sharing them is what we strive to do.
A collective vision of reggae guitarist Jason “Jahson” Murphey, and other reggae musicians and singers working together; With 25+ years performance and touring at the biggest festivals and venues; Rootstime production goal is to capture that live experience, authentic sound, energy, and unique live chemistry during the best performances; in the recording studio and share it with the world.
Built on rasta roots reggae foundation; Rootstime production remains versatile and progressive: Specializing in Roots, Reggae, Rock-Steady, Ska, Lovers Rock, Soul, R&B, World, Afro-beat, and Hip-hop: Composing, Arranging, and Full-scale Production; Mixing and Mastering included.
(Soundtrack scoring, beats, re-mixes, Guitar production and session work also available.)
Coming from a wide range of musical influences and experience; from Traditional Roots & Culture, to Blues and Jazz, Hawaiian to Hi-Life, Afro-beat to Soul, Salsa, Rock and Reggae; Rootstime production draws on these influences and experiences to create a sound that is fresh and progressive: At the same time, honoring and keeping long held musical traditions, arrangements, rhythmic patterns, cultural tone, frequencies and harmonies…Quality of sound, performance, originality, and artist satisfaction, are paramount as we strive to create and record music.
With a long list of album credits (incl. many #1hit songs); guitar session works (Grammy nominated; Fiji – “Warrior of Love”); mixing, mastering, producer and tour credits as well; Rootstime collective of musicians and producers has recorded with, performed with, and produced for numerous Artists incl: Foundation, Yami Bolo, Tippa Irie, Frankie Paul, Freddie McGregor, Luciano, Anthony B, Mikey Dread, Kymani Marley, Sister Carol, Mystic Revealers, Don Carlos, Chakademus & Pliers, Big Mountain, Ras Shiloh, Sister Nancy, Peter Hunnigale, and many others…
Rootstime mission to perpetuate and document the “livity” or live experience of music remains our number one goal and focal point: Providing the professional foundation, experience, and creative space for Artists to authentically express themselves and fulfill their musical vision…Rootstime is NOW!