Amos McRoy - Feferity


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Amos McRoy - feferity

Amos McRoy (formerly known and addressed as Amos McRoy Jegg) is a versatile figure excelling in the musical realm locally, as well as globally. A seasoned performing musician, songwriter, arranger, multi-instrumentalist, audio engineer, and producer. His extensive body of work spans over four decades and includes collaborations with renowned artists across diverse genres.

As a prolific producer and outstanding bass guitarist, McRoy has significantly contributed to seminal albums such as “Jah Give I Rest” by The Sojourners (1986), “Abandoned Nation” by Bob Dazzy (1986), and “Prisoner of Conscience” by Majek Fashek (1988). His influence extends to international collaborations, as seen in his work with Lester Lewis, a Jamaican Gospel artiste, in 2011.

McRoy’s notable performances at major shows both within and outside Nigeria, including Lekki Sunsplash, Reggae Sunsplash, and its tours in USA, Canada, Mexico, and Jamaica as well as the Arts and Culture Festival in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire (between 1988 and 1993) reflect his enduring impact.

Also noteworthy is his participation alongside iconic artists around the world, solidifying his status as a key figure in the music industry. These include Fela Anikulapo Kuti, King Sunny Ade, Burning Spear, Sonny Okosuns, Christy Essien Igbokwe, Onyeka Onwenu, Majek Fashek, Ras Kimono, and Marcia Griffiths.

Jegg has also performed with bands and artists such as Third World, King Yellow Man, U-Roy, Shabba Ranks, Maxi Priest, Hughes Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, and Alpha Blondy. Others are Lucky Dube, Jimmy Cliff, Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers, Freddie McGregor, and Mighty Sparrow.

For these and more, the WOMA Steering Committee awards AMOS MCROY the distinguished certificate of a SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD – in Session Instrumentation.


Franklyn Frantos Snr., with citations and graphics from the WOMA Steering Committee.

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