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THE UPPERTONES: Closer To The Bone (2016)

Closer To The Bone The UppertonesIt’s time to get your retro on with The Uppertones – a side project of the indefatigable Bluebeaters trombonist Gigi ‘Mr T-Bone’ Gaspari. And you know with a band name that ends in ‘tones’ that this is going to be ska-related right? Right. Although in this case we’re going all the way back to the roots of the very earliest Jamaican ska (which owed a debt to the off-beat guitar sound of