|Origin||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US|
|Genres||Dub, experimental rock, hip hop, jazz, avant-garde|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, producer, songwriter|
|Instruments||Bass, double bass, vocals, guitar, piano, organ, keyboards|
|Associated acts||Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band|
Lee "Scratch" Perry
Josh Werner (born September 17, 1974) is an American bassist, producer, composer and songwriter.
Life and career
Werner has worked with, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Cibo Matto, Robert Glasper, Holly Miranda, Wu Tang Clan, Marc Ribot, Vacationer, Ghostface Killah, Dave Eggar, Vybz Kartel, Jay Rodriguez, The Alchemist, Popcaan, Tunde Adebimpe, CocoRosie, The RZA, Sinkane, Sly and Robbie, Matisyahu, Tim K, and is a frequent collaborator of noted American bassist / producer Bill Laswell.
He is a member of Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band (which includes TV on the Radio singer Tunde Adebimpe, Alex Holden and Ryan Sawyer) Dark romantic pop group Living Days and Sci fi dub noir project Helio parallax.
Josh Werner: Bass (To be Released) 2018 (MOD Technologies)
JD Werner: Station of Lost 2016 (Beyond Science)
- "Good guys take over: MKE-bred rhythm section produces newest Ghostface album".
- "Josh Werner - Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic.
- "Cibo Matto en la CDMX".
- "Listen: TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe's Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band: "The Blast, the Bloom" - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com.
- "Helio Parallax releasing an LP w/ mems of Cocorosie, Major Lazer (streams), celebrating at Union Pool".
- "Listing" (PDF). songlines.com.
- "CocoRosie – 2009 tour dates, new album in 2010".
- "JD Werner – "Last Flowers"". October 20, 2016.