Josh Werner

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Josh Werner
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
Years active 1999–2013
Associated acts Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band
Lee "Scratch" Perry
Helio Parallax
Living Days
Wu-Tang Clan
Roots Tonic
Notable instruments
G&L Musical Instruments L-1000 bass

Josh Werner (born September 17, 1974) is an American bassist, producer and songwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Werner grew up in Milwaukee, WI. He was a student of Richard Davis.

He is a member of Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band (which includes TV on the Radio singer Tunde Adebimpe, Alex Holden and Ryan Sawyer)[1] Dark romantic pop group Living Days and Sci fi dub noir project Helio parallax[2]

He is a frequent collaborator of American Record Producer Bill Laswell.

As a producer and session musician, he has recorded with the RZA, Wu-Tang Clan, Kool G Rap, M.O.P., Lee "Scratch" Perry and Sly and Robbie[3]

He frequently tours and records with Avant Garde Freak Folk act CocoRosie[4]

Werner was a co-writer and bassist of the Certified Gold RIAA albums Matisyahu (Live at Stubb's) and the Grammy nominated Matisyahu (Youth album )along with original backing band Roots Tonic.


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