MASSIVE Reggae Band
Lead Vocals: Teno Stewart
Gil Velez (Lead Guitar): Gil is MASSIVE's lead guitarist and band manager. Growing up in Jersey City, NJ, he has been playing guitar since the age of 13. Gil was formally the lead guitarist of NJ based 'Richie Lane Band', 'Bottle Cap Rockets' and 'Rock Remedy' bands. His primary influences are Al DiMeola, 311, Gregory Issacs, Toots and the Maytails, Beres Hammond, Buju Banton, Boston, Rush, Slightly Stoopid, and Rebelution. He is a reggae fanatic and loves all styles including Rockers, Roots, Lover's Rock, Dancehall, and Dub.
Derrick Woodall (Keyboards): Derrick is MASSIVE's resident keyboard player and has been with the group since it's inception. He was formally the keyboard player of the 'Richie Lane Band'. Derrick rounds out the sound of MASSIVE quite well with his great musical knowledge and access to various sounds to liven up the experience.
Gerry Sivers (Bass): Gerry has been with MASSIVE since it's inception. He was formally the bass player of the 'Richie Lane Band' where he met Gil and Derrick. No reggae band is complete without heavy bass and Gerry brings it every time!
Amit Shamir (Drums):
Professional New Jersey (NJ) based roots reggae riddims for your event....
Elliot Mango (Drums): Elliot is a very experienced reggae drummer with a wicked 'one drop' and general musical sensibility for Jamaican music. He was formerly with Random Test Reggae Band and also heads his own project, Royal Blend. He joined MASSIVE in spring of 2014 and was an instant fit. Big up to Elliot for helping us get to new heights!
Marea Green (Lead Vocals): Marea has been with MASSIVE since the very beginning! She brings a soulful approach to the music. Prior to joining MASSIVE she was a background singer for Chaka Demus and Pliers, Anthony B, and Steel Pulse in Jamaica.
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