Garth Dennis is an original member of the Trenchtown musical fraternity, the birthplace of reggae. He has work in the entertainment industry for some 30 years now. He is brother to Joan Dennis, a/k/a, “Joey” of the famed Ska duo “Andy & Joey” which was responsible for the 1960s monster hit ” You are Wondering Now.” Another of her many hits ” Dont Cry Over Me” is also featured on the CD, Wailers & Friends, (Heartbeat# 11661-7701-2).click here if you want to read more about reggae.
Garth is also related to Joe Higgs, and is father to the California-based band “Reggae Rock.”Garth Dennis, “Fowla,” as he is affectionately called by residents of Waterhouse, is an accomplished singer, song-writer, arranger and producer who has performed extensively in North America, Canada, South America, Brazil, Agentina, and across Europe, including France, Spain, Italy, Holland, Germany, Austria, Finland and England. He also performed at the 1996 Olympic Village in Atlanta, U.S.A.Garth Dennis has received numerous awards and recognition from the entertainment industry. Such as “The Diamond Award of Excellence” from the International Association of African-American Music; Four ( 4) Grammy nominations in the Reggae Music Category ( 1990,1991, 1993 and 1994) from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, NARAS; Keys to the City of Boston;and, a Certificate of Merit from Washington, D.C. His proudest moment came when children from the Hopi Nation, Native Americans, in Arizona, presented him with poetry and pictures, in celebration of his music. His video ” Tip of the Iceberg” which dealth with the 1992 Los Angeles Riot and featured international Rapper Ice T, also won numerous awards from the industry. Today, he continues his mission to unite all cultures, especially the African race, through music. His favorite artists include the Wailers, Impressions, Beatles, and Joe Higgs. One Love!