Today, the Wailers continue to play Marley's music. The 11-piece band includes Familyman and Wya, and is complemented by Drummie Zeb, better known as the drummer for the classic British reggae band Aswad. Their three-piece horn section consists of virtuoso session men, all of whom played alongside Marley, either live or in the studio. Rounding out the sound is keyboardist Keith Sterling, whose name appears on nearly every major reggae album recorded between 1985 and '95. Filling Marley's enormous shoes is Gary "Nesta" Pine, who not only reworks Marley's material, but also creates fresh avenues off the well-worn path.
Let's face it, everyone in reggae plays Bob Marley's songs. No one else, however, is able to play them with the same authority or conviction as the Wailers.
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