Simply put, he writes memorable songs with hooks that go on for miles." - John Hood, Music Row Magazine "The lesson of universal human vulnerability at the core of Jason White's songwriting is well-traveled territory, but White has a serious gift for creating lyrics that jump into the third dimension, forcing you to pay attention.His debut release, Shades Of Gray, resonates on both an emotional and musical level, with its unpretentious pop appeal that feels like a Nashville take on classic XTC or Elvis Costello. White's singing, writing and playing carry the day with this year's Nashville self-released album most deserving of the big time" - Craig Havinghurst, The Tennessean "Too literate for Music Row, too mordant for the sensitive singer/songwriter set, White has a rocking mean streak and melodic gifts that place him firmly in the company of Music City's best tunesmiths...You can hear traces of each in the brilliant slices of life White concocts.His hook-filled, heartfelt tunes would sound terrific pumping from the car radio, every hour on the hour.
He's a magnetic live performer and a writer with a wry wit and a social conscious.Being no strangers to the musical arena, The Natti Love Joys have shared the stage and bill with music greats like Joan Jett, The B-52s, Richie Havens, Three Dog Night, Jimmy Buffet, the Ramones, Jimmy Cliff, The Clash, The Psychadellic Furs, Arrested Development, The Band, The Inner Circle , Burning Spear, Steel Pulse, Horace Andy, Ken Booth, The Congos, The Meditations, Sister Carol, Alton Ellis, Barrington Levi, Berres Hammond, Nadine Southerland, Marcia Griffiths , Supercat, Lee Scratch Perry, DJ Logic and many more.The Love Joys are fronted by an electric husband and wife duo, Jati and Marla Allen.They also formed their own festival in the Smokey Mountains of East Tennessee that takes place every Labor Day and Memorial Day weekend called Camp Reggae ( please visit )Since hooking up with Naga Reshi of Straight Roots Productions in 1999, the Natti Love Joys have released two albums to much critical acclaim: Their first album Millennium bug, won the Atlanta Caribbean Music Award three years in a row; 2000, 2001, and 2002.Their second album, Universal Mind, brings forth even more spiritual energy, musical diversity, power and depth than the first!
Vocalist and bassist, Jati, comes straight from Kingston Jamaica, where reggae music originated.