For ten years of playing together, collective experience has shaped and instilled the music Bare Jams record and perform. Whether it’s as teens skipping school to busk in West Country villages, touring for weeks through the mountain roads of the Alps, gigging at Glastonbury, Boomtown, in London and Paris; and from skanking the night away in the German Black Forest; to pale mornings and waning spirits. These experiences are fixed in the music and the players, and the effect is brought to every gig and every record. Their danceable + confessional blend of reggae, soul and roots brings an electric sense of vitality, of life’s natural ups and downs, and a sense that if we’re good to each other things will be OK.
Bare Jams are:
Ollie Coombes, Lead vocals/guitar.
Sam James, Drums.
Dave Tyler, Bass.
Josh Parmenter, Keys/synth/backing vocals
Seb Skelly, Trumpet
Jake Heath, Alto Saxophone /Bari Saxophone
Will Fenton, Sound Engineer.