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David Katz is an American music journalist, photographer and reggae historian raised in San Francisco. Reggae is a style of music developed in Jamaica and is closely linked to the Rastafari movement, though not universally popular among Rastafarians. ... This article is about the city in California. ...


Known as a Lee "Scratch" Perry expert (he has launched the Upsetter magazine), he writes articles for different magazines and newspapers including The Guardian, Mojo, Rhythm and The Beat and has led many radio programs. Lee Scratch Perry, The Upsetter in Dub Lee Scratch Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry March 20, 1936) is one of the most influential people in the development of reggae and dub music in Jamaica. ... The Guardian is a British newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. ... Mojo originated as a term with a specific meaning, but in the late 20th century became a very fluid term with many different meanings. ...


He also contributed to The Rough Guide to Reggae (directed by Steve Barrow and Peter Dalton, 1997 for the first edition, Rough Guides Limited, ISBN 1843533294). Apart from his journalistic works, he has produced several retrospective collections of Jamaican music and deejays sometimes in London where he's currently living. Steve Barrow is a British reggae historian, writer and producer. ...


Bibliography

  • Give Me Power: A Complete Discography, with Jeremy Collingwood, Trax On Wax
  • People Funny Boy. The Genius of Lee "Scratch" Perry, 2000, Payback Press, UK, ISBN 0862418542
  • Solid Foundation: An Oral History of Reggae, 2003, Paperback Press, UK, ISBN 1582341435

he is also a person at UCS in london


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David S. Katz, 'The Jews of England and 1688', Conference on 'From Persecution to Toleration: Religious Minorities in Britain Before and After 1688-9', under the auspices of the William and Mary Tercentenary Trust, 10-11 November 1988 at the Dutch Chu rch, Austin Friars, London.
David S. Katz, 'The Return of the Jews to England and the Establishment of their Community' [Hebrew]: conference to mark 700th anniversary of the expulsion of the Jews from England: Israel Historical Society, Jerusalem, 18 March 1990.
David S. Katz, 'Israel in America: The Wanderings of the Lost Ten Tribes': conference at The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Rhode Island on 'The Jews and the Expansion of Europe to the West, 1450 to the Revolutions for Independence in t he Americas', 16-19 June 1997.
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