Addis Pablo – Melodica in the Bloodlines


Addis Pablo – Son of the Legendary Augustus Pablo

Addis Swaby was born in Redbank new jersey in 1989 to Karen Scott and Horace Swaby better known to the world as Augustus Pablo . Brought to live amongst his father at his home in Kingston Jamaica within the Rockers International Home Studio.

Pablo being a world renounced Reggae legend for creating his own unique style of playing which is associated with the Far East sound of Don Drummmond ,
the use of a instrument which was still considered to be a child’s toy though he was not the first musician to incorporate the melodica into reggae music he was the most recognized for bringing it to the forefront as a lead instrument . As well as being known for his work as a musician and artiste he was widely associated with producing a developing many of reggae greatest voices and singers like Jacob Miller , Hugh Mundell.Prolific Africa Must Be Free By 1983 LP .


In a somewhat expected step Addis Swaby or Addis Pablo as he now goes by as a performer and producer is following in his fathers footsteps a brave and challenging move considering the status and work which his father achieved and still maintains to this day across the world . However being raised by the same environment as his father as well as the teachings he received from his father as a child up until he passed and even after he passed the lessons and moral continued to be instilled by his Mother who was there to comfort him when the time of his Father’s passing .

Addis Choose to approach his musical journey with a team of High School friends who shared the same vision in their own way of creating and developing their own sounds as well as the sounds of others who could apply the knowledge and experience of having a independent home production studio and training camp for artiste and talent known as One Motion Studio’s and One Motion Music.

ImageAddis aims to be able to play his melodica with the same effect which his father had and has been getting great reception to his attempts this far he knows it’s a far way to go but it willing to put in the time and effort to get his skills to the highest levels with the help of his beliefs in the Principles of his Father’s Spiritual Religious upbringing through the teachings of His Imperial Majesty Haile Sellasie King Of Ethiopia.

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Current Location
Kingston, Jamaica
General Manager
Jamal ‘Ras Jammy’ layne
Artists We Also Like
Augustus Pablo, Bob Marley, The Wailers , Chinna Smith
All music influences me it would be hard to say which should be listed from Rap to Reggae to Jazz and classica to l RnB
Band Interests
Production , Promoting , Creating sounds and concepts of songs and instrumentals
Press Contact
Booking Agent
TriniYard International

2 thoughts on “Addis Pablo – Melodica in the Bloodlines

  1. Thank you Addis.I have listened to your father’s music all my adult life and think he is an absolute legend with a clear gift all of his own.With regard to his passing to be honest I had probably just blocked that fact from my mind…God Bless he is sorely missed.Thank you for sending thru your music it is greatly appreciated and it is a pleasure to digitally meet you.If you are planning on coming to the Uk or have spoken to anyone about gigging over here please keep me posted.
    Have a great day and weekend.
    A fan.

    Marcus b :~>

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