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GROUNDATION returning to California for several special shows in December.

Winner of France’s distinguished award for Best Roots Reggae Album for 2018, GROUNDATION is excited to be returning to their home state of California for several special shows in December. The group has been performing music from their latest album, “The Next Generation” throughout Europe and South America during 2019 with shows in Brazil, Puerto…
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December 4, 2019
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GROUNDATION ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

After a four-year hiatus Californian based, Reggae-Jazz fusion group, Groundation begins the 1st phase of their US tour this February. The band, rebuilt by lead vocalist Harrison Stafford, features a dynamic new set of musicians, performing songs from their new album “The Next Generation” which was released on September 21st, 2018. The new album "The…
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January 5, 2019
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Groundation “The Next Generation’ Album Review

By Shelah Moody Island Stage Magazine   What do reggae, blues, funk and improvisational music have in common? Prolific singer/songwriter/producer Harrison Stafford and Groundation have based their unique sound on fusing the music of the African Diaspora since they formed 20 years ago in Northern California. Propelled by Stafford’s mystic, reedy tenor, Groundation is perhaps the only…
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July 30, 2018
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Groundation ‘Each One Teach One’ DELUXE!!

E a c h  O n e  T e a c h  O n e -D E L U X E - March 16,2018 FEATURES 2 CDS 1 Remixed and Remastered Full-length album 2 Full album Dub versions (2-CDset) Re-issue of Groundation's second album of original music recorded in 2000 which includes a second disc of the full album dub…
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March 5, 2018
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Midnight Raver’s “One Dance” Album Review

Review by Midnight Raver Groundation lyricist and front-man Harrison Stafford takes back to Jamdown on 'One Dance,' the new album featuring legendary reggae musicians Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace (drums),  Errol “Flabba Holt” Carter (bass), Lloyd “Obeah” Denton (keyboards), and Dalton Browne (guitar).  Perhaps the most authentic non-Jamaican reggae musician on the planet, Stafford has earned the respect of…
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May 23, 2016
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Up Close and Personal with Harrison Stafford

By Shelah Moody Photos by Lee Abel Photography When you think of Harrison Stafford, Bob Marley’s song “Easy Skankin” comes to mind. Watching him open for Bunny Wailer at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, backed by an upcoming reggae band from Santa Cruz, CA called Pure Roots, singing and dancing with a joyous spirit,…
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May 5, 2016