Reggae music and the spirit of happiness and freedom that the group I & I seeks to share with its songs can be skilled as we speak in a live performance that can be provided from the Midvi platform of the Mérida Metropolis Council.
Rasta Luis, chief of the musical group, particulars that they are going to be introduced at 8:00 p.m. with a sequence of unique songs, simply as they’ve carried out for 22 years, when the group was created.
The live performance is for all audiences and free.
On this event I & I’ll carry out not with its eight common members, however solely with 4, to indicate that with a minimal variety of performers it’s doable to do reggae from the musical base, preserving the devices to a minimal so that individuals can get pleasure from it.
Keep in mind that reggae is born from slavery and seeks liberation, therefore ideas similar to that to like another person, aside from your self, it’s important to be free.
The group has been taking part in solely unique music for 22 years, “100% Yucatecan material, made at home, made here”, that’s the reason the live performance is entitled “En cuarteto Wayé”. The general public identifies the musicians, is aware of them, is trustworthy to them, and of their shows they often sing alongside to the songs.
Rasta Luis highlights that the applause fills them extra for taking part in music that they created and never for a canopy, that’s the reason they’ve at all times opted for unique themes and defended musical creation all through their whole trajectory.
Luis provides that their themes are emotions that they categorical by means of music, and fortuitously there are individuals who suppose like them and agree with their concepts.
Inside reggae they deal with root reggae and one other extra danceable for the celebration, however the lyrics at all times search to contribute one thing to the listener.
The group’s musical work is collective, however the lyrical half falls to Rasta Luis.
Throughout this time of pandemic, the group developed new compositions and has had time to begin the undertaking “Yoyo”, a model for youngsters of I & I. They may quickly current their youngsters’s debut in a symphonic model with the Mérida Chamber Orchestra.
Reggae, after all, is at all times implanted in its songs. Though they make fusions of cumbia, digital music, ska and punk, since they don’t have any musical limits and are carried away by inspiration, the supply and the essence is reggae.
The group is used to acting at large occasions, with an viewers that chooses their songs and that dances to the rhythm of some songs, so that they miss assembly the viewers, “we have always known how important the public is for us, but now with more reason we know how important they are to us ”, confesses Rasta Luis.
Nonetheless, they’re joyful to have the ability to share their music on this digital live performance.
Underneath the quartet format during which they are going to be introduced on this event, it will likely be doable to see Ollín Rivas, one of many founders of the group together with Luis, on drums; Jaime Sansores, on bass; Alejandro Hernández, piano, and Rasta Luis, vocalist.— Iris Ceballos Alvarado