Biography

Updated Jan 2017
Greetings, my name is Roger and I live in the UK near Coventry.
I am originally from Jamaica and played in bands throughout school and university before doing a 5 year stint with a Reggae band in the 80’s. This was followed by many years teaching in the UK but I left all of that some years ago and began playing keyboards with local bands and drumming with the Coventry Samba Band


Last year brought in lots of new kit to the studio including a Nord piano, a new computer and new recording software. Recordings have continued while I sort everything out so I hope to post more on icompositions during 2017.


Here is my SoundCloud page
http://soundcloud.com/zincshed

I am also on YouTube
http://youtube.com/user/ZincShed

My competition remixes can be found at indabamusic
http://indaba.me/zincshed

And I sometimes post on twitter
http://www.twitter.com/zincshed

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Plátanos Verde Latin Jun 5, 2017 169
At Last Jazz Apr 17, 2017 281
Heart Of Gold Rock Apr 9, 2017 448
Chase Sequence - August Moon Funk Mar 24, 2017 293
Stagger Lee Blues Mar 20, 2017 258
Tango For Tania Ver 2 Latin Feb 21, 2017 274
Tango For Tania Latin Feb 19, 2017 269
Tears of a Clown (Instrumental) Jazz Aug 10, 2016 455
I Won't Last a Day Without You Ska/Reggae/Dub May 26, 2016 517
Your Time Starts NOW Jazz Mar 2, 2016 436
Silver Bells Boogie Woogie Holiday Dec 20, 2015 293
On The Sunny Side of the Street Jazz Dec 16, 2015 429
Writing's on the Wall (Bond Theme) Pop Oct 10, 2015 332
Moonglow Collab Jazz Jul 27, 2015 657
Philadelphia Mambo (Tito Puente) Latin May 25, 2015 760
Incidental Music For a Sky Jump Jazz Jan 9, 2015 609
Memphis Underground (Herbie Mann) Jazz Aug 27, 2014 2169
Speak Low Collab Jazz Jul 28, 2014 603
Watching The Detectives (Elvis Costello) Collab Ska/Reggae/Dub Jun 4, 2014 858
Bye Bye Blackbird Collab Jazz May 6, 2014 1603
Capricious (Billy Taylor) Jazz Mar 28, 2014 1594
Gungo Peas Riddim Ska/Reggae/Dub Feb 27, 2014 952
You Won't See Me (Lennon - McCartney) Collab R&B Jan 10, 2014 1003
In The Bleak Midwinter Holiday Dec 13, 2013 412
Holly + Jeff - Coffee Break (zincshed mix) Pop Oct 1, 2013 953
Haitian Divorce Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 4, 2013 1096
Lively Up Yourself - Down By the Riverside Ska/Reggae/Dub Jul 13, 2013 944
Tubular Bells Ska/Reggae/Dub Jun 15, 2013 1170
Skyfall (vocal version) Collab Pop Nov 30, 2012 1582
Bounty Hunters Collab Ambient Nov 13, 2012 636
Skyfall Latin Mix Latin Nov 6, 2012 1255
Halloween Queen Collab Holiday Oct 29, 2012 1974
Take Five Collab Jazz Oct 22, 2012 913
Think Jazz Sep 17, 2012 815
Blackbird (Beatles) R&B Jul 31, 2012 2568
All Of Me Collab Jazz Jul 23, 2012 704
Good Morning Heartache (remastered) Collab Jazz Jul 19, 2012 737
Night And Day Collab Jazz Jul 10, 2012 867
Love Theme from August Moon Classical May 17, 2012 2000
TSOP (Jazz Lounge Mix) R&B May 2, 2012 1534
Valerie Ska/Reggae/Dub Feb 18, 2012 1473
Natural Mystic (Bob Marley) Ska/Reggae/Dub Feb 5, 2012 2312
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Holiday Dec 19, 2011 847
Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk) Collab Jazz Dec 13, 2011 2153
Rolling In The Deep (Backing Track Mix) R&B Nov 14, 2011 2354
Straighten Up and Fly Right Collab Jazz Oct 17, 2011 3887
504 New Orleans Party Mix Funk Sep 27, 2011 870
Caged Bird (Alicia Keys) R&B Sep 2, 2011 1615
Rock Wit U (Alicia Keys) remix Funk Jul 28, 2011 1419
50 Ways To Leave Your Lover (Paul Simon) Collab Latin Jul 12, 2011 4950
Fallin' (Alicia Keys) remix R&B Jul 3, 2011 1663
Just Dance (Lady Gaga) Jazz Jun 25, 2011 724
Lady Day And John Coltrane (Live) Jazz May 28, 2011 1485
Love Is Eternal Sacred Light (Paul Simon) - remix Pop May 9, 2011 999
Stolen Moments Collab Jazz Apr 25, 2011 1436
Jammin' (Bob Marley) Latin Apr 16, 2011 5402
Never Make Your Move Too Soon (Take 2) Collab Blues Mar 18, 2011 2097
Words (Neil Young) Collab Rock Feb 21, 2011 1124
Baltimore Collab Alternative Feb 15, 2011 853
Dance Hall Samba Latin Feb 8, 2011 840
Sandy Bay Cafe (remix) Collab Blues Feb 1, 2011 1106
Low Rider Collab Funk Jan 22, 2011 1596
The Story Of The Three Billy Goats Gruff Collab Spoken Word Jan 15, 2011 11201
Corcovado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars) Collab Latin Jan 9, 2011 1414
Many Hands Many Voices (Instrumental mix) Collab World Jan 3, 2011 1202
Peanut Vendor / Full Up Ska/Reggae/Dub Dec 14, 2010 4665
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Jazz Dec 7, 2010 1473
Further On Up The Road Collab Jazz Nov 21, 2010 1117
All In Love Is Fair - feat eagle Collab R&B Nov 11, 2010 1290
The Troll's Song Collab Childrens Oct 25, 2010 4712
For What It's Worth (Stephen Stills) Collab Rock Oct 22, 2010 1275
Many Hands Many Voices (Reggaeton Mix) Collab Ska/Reggae/Dub Oct 14, 2010 1992
Rehab (Amy Winehouse) Jazz trio version Jazz Oct 4, 2010 4451
Happier Than The Morning Sun (Stevie Wonder) Jazz Sep 16, 2010 1799
Deeper Into The Darkness (remix) Collab Rock Sep 13, 2010 919
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life Jazz Sep 1, 2010 1558
I Wish (Stevie Wonder) - remix Funk Aug 18, 2010 4278
Fiddler On The Roof Ska/Reggae/Dub Aug 12, 2010 7451
Little Rays Of Light Jazz Jul 21, 2010 1346
California Soul (Ashford & Simpson) R&B Jul 15, 2010 5974
What Am I To You (feat RedthruNthru) Collab Country Jul 6, 2010 1077
Right On The Tip Of My Tongue Pop Jun 29, 2010 1318
Evil Ways (feat Mosaica) Collab Latin Jun 13, 2010 1442
Time To Be Alone (Original) Pop Jun 3, 2010 1027
Michelle (Lennon McCartney) Collab Jazz May 24, 2010 1560
Manha de Carnaval Collab Latin May 15, 2010 1988
Creepin' Jazz May 5, 2010 1227
Kiss Hello Goodbye Country Apr 28, 2010 848
Boogie On Reggae Woman Jazz Apr 17, 2010 3974
Look Out Suzy Goose (remix) Childrens Apr 16, 2010 1027
Work Together (zincshed mix) Collab Funk Apr 13, 2010 952
Cold Duck Time Collab Jazz Apr 2, 2010 4169
Teach Me Tonight (remix feat grathy) Collab Pop Mar 7, 2010 1557
Occupation (Don Drummond) Ska/Reggae/Dub Feb 21, 2010 3363
Jean Pierre (Miles Davis) Collab Jazz Jan 24, 2010 5972
"Tehuti" from Conga Suite (zincshed mix) Collab Jazz Jan 5, 2010 1113
Good Morning Heartache (remix) Collab Jazz Dec 21, 2009 1561
Winter Wonderland Holiday Dec 10, 2009 1144
Nature Boy Collab Jazz Nov 24, 2009 1021
I Won't Last A Day Without You (Carpenters) Ska/Reggae/Dub Nov 13, 2009 3348
Pull Up To The Bumper Collab Funk Nov 4, 2009 2800
Oye Como Va (Tito Puente) Latin Oct 29, 2009 8078
The Jody Grind (Horace Silver) Collab Jazz Oct 22, 2009 5843
Living On the Flight Path Funk Oct 6, 2009 1052
Stone Flower (Jobim) Take 2 Classical Oct 2, 2009 2588
Morning Road Ska/Reggae/Dub Sep 23, 2009 1022
Electroplated Funk Collab Jazz Sep 21, 2009 974
Samba With Reggae Sauce Jazz Sep 17, 2009 997
Sonata No 8 (Beethoven) Jazz Sep 11, 2009 1535

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Sugar Blue Jazz May 20, 2017 421
Preguntas 2 Latin May 12, 2015 710
Betcha By Golly Wow (Stylistics cover) R&B Mar 24, 2014 689
My Old Man said Follow the Van Comedy Mar 23, 2014 2029
You Won't See Me R&B Jan 29, 2014 894
You Wont See Me R&B Jan 26, 2014 758
You Won't See Me R&B Jan 14, 2014 1036
Chan Chan (jazzy version) Latin Sep 21, 2013 1422
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas Latin Feb 2, 2013 1240
Desperado Country Apr 18, 2012 1352
A Bird Without Wings Inspirational Dec 31, 2011 3713
In These Shoes? Jazz Jun 7, 2011 1655
Tumbling Dice Rock Dec 30, 2010 2482
Look Mummy No Hands Other Oct 27, 2010 5451
02 Deeper into the Darkness Blues Oct 24, 2010 648
Sandy Bay Caf {Broken Jukebox} Rock Oct 13, 2010 1603
Happier then the morning sun Pop Oct 1, 2010 1673
Dance In The Shadows Pop Jul 27, 2010 1564
Deeper into the Darkness ft organ and clavi by Roger Foster Blues Jul 21, 2010 1219
Burnin' Up (drum loops and mix by Roger Foster) Explicit Ska/Reggae/Dub Jun 25, 2010 1312
Chameleon Jazz May 8, 2010 1625
AND THE GODS MADE PEACE !!! Latin Feb 5, 2010 1156
All roads lead here Jazz Jan 4, 2010 1081

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