David Hillyard & The Rocksteady 7 have been blending their unique mix of Jamaican music and jazz for over twenty years. Band leader David Hillyard (The Slackers, Hepcat) has assembled a rotating team of expert players for both studio sessions and live shows, featuring such recurring members as Larry McDonald (Carlos Malcolm, Lee Scratch Perry, Toots & the Maytals), Eddie Ocampo, Vic Ruggiero (The Slackers), and more. Playtime features vocal performances from Hepcat crooners Alex Desert and Greg Lee.
Playtime is group's first official record, originally released in 1999 by Hellcat Records. This lively mix of American jazz, world music, and roots is pressed on cream color vinyl.
TRACKLIST: A1 Sidney's March A2 Hillyard Street A3 The Fool A4 Father And Son A5 Playtime A6 Angry Lady B1 Ugly Man Blues B2 Norwegian Wood B3 Skavez B4 Peace