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Tony Chin

g, JM, Kingston Parish
Musician / Producer of Reggae
A.k.a. Albert Valentine Chin Valentine (11)

Albert Valentine "Tony" Chin is a Jamaican guitarist, who has collaborated with many reggae artists including Burning Spear and Johnny Clarke. Chin is an original member of The Soul Syndicate, a backing band on countless reggae tracks, which evolved from The Rhythm Raiders. They recorded for Keith Hudson, Niney the Observer, and Bunny Lee, and other Jamaican record producers. Quite a distinct sound to his guitar playing, Chin played a crucial part in the "flyers" sound of the mid-1970s, popularized by Bunny Lee. In the 1990s, Chin lived in Florida, where he joined the successful US reggae band Big Mountain. He currently lives in Los Angeles and plays with Soul Syndicate bassist George "Fully" Fullwood.

     
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Strings
  • Vocals
  • Electric guitar
Genres
  • Reggae
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Universal LoveTony Chin2010Album
Jamaican Classics - Chapter OneTony Chin2008Album
Music & MeTony Chin2000Album
Girls Be GoodTony Chin1980Single
Gun FireTony Chin1980Single
Too Much Confusion / Lonely SoldierMichigan & Smiley / Tony Chin1980Album
A-Class GirlTony Chin & Tristan Palmer1979Single
Fowl ThiefTony Chin & George Fullwood1972Single
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