sEATTLE'S OWN JAMAICA-NEW ORLEANS DANCE RIDDIMS
Lead singing drummer Jordan Rain leads his world class dance band through a vast repertoire of ORIGINAL Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, Dub, Dancehall, RnB, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, Latin, Rock and New Orleans Traditional Jazz/Brass Band music with some deep covers occasionally thrown in the mix.
Rain has written, arranged and produced 5 albums with YOGOMAN Burning Band and 2 solo albums.YOGOMAN Burning Band has performed at major festivals and venues up and down the west coast, down to New Orleans and back, with many stops in between.
Recent notable events include performing with Toots & the Maytals at Victoria B.C.’s International Ska & Reggae Festival, opening for the world-famous Skatalites in Bellingham, Seattle and in Los Angeles, performing with Third World at Downtown Sounds Bellingham, multiple performances at Vancouver’s Camp Reverbia at Burning Man Festival and recently backing and touring with Jamaican Ska, Reggae and Roots Legend Winston Jarrett.
YOGOMAN has been Awarded - *BEST BOOTY SHAKIN' DANCE BAND (7 times) by What’s Up Music Magazine
*BEST SPINNER for DJ YOGOMAN (7 times) by What's Up Music Magazine
*BEST BAND/MUSICIAN by Cascadia Weekly
"...It's ALWAYS a good idea to spin a Yogoman track. Positive lyrics, infectious melodies, stellar musicianship...just great, great songs. They've gone from being unknown to KHUM listeners to being possibly the most requested band during my shift."
-Larry Trask/DJ, KHUM.com/104.7 FM
"If you're not having a good time to YOGOMAN's music, you have to ask yourself, do I know how to have a good time?"
-Sam Beam of Iron and Wine
"One of the great dance bands you've never heard of...Yogoman is an absolute knockout ... On fire."
-Bill Locey, Ventura County Reporter