Earlier in his music career Jah Mex played keyboards on tour for international reggae star: Eek A Mouse. Traveling to Europe: Puerto Rico: and throughout the U.S inspired Jah Mex to journey with his own music and message.
In the summer of 2007 Jah Mex wrote and produced an E.P called Mind Food. Songs from Mind Food including Jah Pick Me Up and “””Conscious Revolution”””” have aired on reggae radio stations in the U.S and in Europe. Jah Mex is currently working on his full length album: Mind Over Matter: which will be released in 2009. The album is being produced by reggae legend: Fully Fullwood: who is one of the most recorded bass players in the history of reggae. A sample of the approaching album has been released on an E.P called the Pre Mex. The E.P features new singles "-Why"-: with Fullwood playing bass: and "-Lamb&rsquo-s Bread"-.
Jah Mex is supported on stage by a group of top ranking reggae musicians known as the Translators. Together Jah Mex and the Translators have been both the supporting and headlining act at major concert venues including Vault 350 in Long Beach: Malibu Inn in Malibu: OC Tavern in Orange County and Mozambique in Laguna Beach.
The name: Jah Mex: comes from a dream to have a restaurant that blends Mexican and Jamaican food called “”””Jah Mex””””. As a Chicano born and raised in Southern California: Jah Mex discovered reggae music through the surf culture in his home town: Dana Point. Influenced by his Grandfather who played gospel music on the piano by ear: Jah Mex also learned to play the keyboards by ear. Immediately after he grasped the basic fundamentals of chords and scales: he began to write words and music at the age of 18.
Jah Mex has also played keyboards with international and local reggae artists including Junior Reid: Mighty Diamonds: The Melodians: Tippa Irie: Abijah: Four 20 Band: Fresh Roots: Boomshaka: Upstream: Lesterfari &- Kings Music: Lions Den: Smoothie Jones: Local Culture: Chapter 11: Skarcha: Higher Lion: World Anthem: Rebel Rockers: and Crucial.