The Paynter Brothers with Jay Popky
The sum of our roots, a musical retrospective of two brothers and 25 years of playing music together, Will & Scott Paynter will by joined by their frequent musical collaborator, Jay Popky, co-founder of the roots band SONOMA SOUND. Will and Scott were raised in a musical family listening to Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley and everything in between. They will share songs from some of their favorite musical influences as well as some of their favorite original compositions in the most of intimate of musical settings, The World Cafe Live in Wilmington. Individually, they have pursued their own eclectic musical paths with their bands, Will with SONOMA SOUND and Scott with JAH WORKS. Between the two of them, they have shared the stage with many of the biggest names in world/roots music to include; Steel Pulse, Burning Spear, Taj Mahal, Corey Harris, Los Lobos, La Santa Cecilia, David Poe, Jorge Drexler, Maxi Priest, Melvin Seals and many others. It is a rare occasion that these brothers come together for show of stripped down acoustic music that spans all genres of music and 25 years of brotherly harmony. A show not to be missed!!!
Jahiti is a singer/songwriter based in Wilmington DE. As part of Baltimore’s legendary group, Brown FISH, and as a solo artist he has performed throughout the US, Canada and Jamaica for the past 15 years. Bringing his own brand of roots, reggae and soul, Jahiti continues to build his solo legacy while remaining close to the spirit of the Brown FISH name.