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KMT- Vinyl Narration Mix CD "Same Same But Different Stories"

Asheber: Time Traveller - Returning thru the door of no return 2007 (Album)

Children of Aya The I Story E.P 2008

Elephant Walk Got 2 Remember E.P 2008

Elephant Walk Got 2 Remember Mix CD 2008

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As the D.J for the collectives I think it is only respectful I focus on them.

Niles "Asheber"Hailstones is a Multi-Talented Musician, Producer and Workshop leader in the 'Edutainment' mould. His Debut Solo Album "Time Traveller - Returning Thru The Door Of No Return" is an eclectic yet seamless mixture of the music of the African diaspora and features some of the best musicians on the International and UK scene including:Pee Wee Ellis (The JB's) Tunde Jegede, Winston (Saxton)Rose,Derek Johnson,Adesose Wallace,Anthony(Drumtan)Ward & many more including the late great Egyptian Flute player Maher Khairy.Started playing Trumpet in the late 80's with various local bands, mainly in the West London area (Inflight,Wisdom,Black Jazz Orchestra) and by the beginning of the 90's was a member of veteran Roots Reggae group Misty In Roots.He spent the following years up to 2005 touring the world, recording, producing and working with a wide variety of artists (Junior Delgado,U-Roy,Winston 'Saxton' Rose,Hardskin,Urban Breeze,Prince Lincoln,Michael Rose,Freddie McGregor) while also providing Djembe & Storytelling Workshops/Performances (AncientLyrics, Mothership, Got2Remember) for schools and local community groups and also finding time to provide soundtracks for short films and Documentaries including 'Roaring Lion' by independent company Rice'N'Peas. .He was also an original member of Old School British Hip Hop groups NSO Force and 11:59 during the 90's and appeared as Asheber for the first time on the NSO classics "Chains" and "Freeman".During this time he also worked with some of the London based soul artists including Noel McKoy and Alison Evelyn as well as continuing to tour with Misty In Roots with whom he travelled to Africa three times (Zimbabwe-1990/Sierra Leone-1991/Ghana 1994).During the journey to Ghana,West Africa in 1994 he visited the old Slave ports and Castles of Cape Coast & Elmina and received his rites of passage "Returning Thru The Door Of No Return" with Nana Okofu of the 'One Africa' Organisation.