Elisha Israel & AZ-ONE
Conscious Reggae Band / Uplifting Music!
Elisha Israel - Lead Vocals & Bass Guitarist
Elisha Israel and AZ-ONE is an American reggae band based out of Kansas City, MO. Elisha Israel, the lead vocalist, bass guitarist, producer, arranger, songwriter and owner of Love Bomb Publishing, is dedicated to bringing heart throbbing, uplifting, inspirational music for the people. Elisha Israel came to Kansas City in 1987, and immediately began working with reggae artists including Ras Michael & the Sons of Negus, Jimmy Cliff, Garth Dennis (formerly of the Wailing Souls and Black Uhuru. In 1989, Elisha Israel reignited his band, AZ-ONE and began to open for musicians such as the Itals, Beenie Man, Burning Spear, Culture, Fela Kuti, the Skatalites, Jimmy Cliff, Pablo Moses, Black Uhuru, Yellow Man, Mutabaruka, Andrew Tosh, Toots & the Maytals, Buju Banton, Luciano, Lucky Dube, Pato Banton, War, and the Wailing Souls. Elisha Israel and AZ-ONE is the winner of the Midwest Music Association Award for Best Reggae/World Beat in 2004.
Elisha Israel and AZ-ONE performs at small venues, private parties, casinos, and festivals. The band currently performs every second and fourth Thursday night at the Levee, in Kansas City, MO.
On May 11, 2019, Elisha Israel and AZ-ONE performed on the east coast for a graduation party for a North Carolina A&T State University doctoral graduate.
Follow Elisha Israel and AZ-ONE as they prepare to open for the Wailers on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Voodoo Lounge in Harris Casino in Kansas City, MO.
Steffan COUNTS - dRUMS
Kansas City, MO, native based out of the midtown area who stems from the local hip hop scene and is now beginning his journey of the reggae world beat sound.
Stephen Boyd - Keyboards & Organs
Innovative & complement to the music, percussion vocals as well Saxophone / BMI member