Thursday, July 23, 2009
James Collins formed Fertile Ground in Baltimore in the spring of 1997, based around Navasha Daya's warm vocals and drummer Marcus Asante's drum grooves. Fertile Ground created their local fame by performing in the local Baltimore area clubs. The group has since grown into a sextet that includes African percussion and a horn section.
Fertile Ground are influenced by both Gil Scott-Heron, the music of Marvin Gaye and the early work of Jon Lucien.
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