KPOV, High Desert Community Radio
KPOV broadcasts from Bend, Oregon and reaches listeners throughout Deschutes County and into Crook County. With over 40 locally produced programs and 70 hosts, KPOV is radio by the people and for the people of Central Oregon.
- Website: http://kpov.org/kpov_show/jy-sound-system/?submit=view
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- Since: 2016
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The simple joy of entertainment has been what sparked Jah Yogis energy on stage. Named Mark Anthony Fierro at birth, Jah Yogi began his singing career at the age of fifteen performing for various talent shows, and vocal groups. "Family support has always been the pillar of motivation in my pursuit of music", says Yogi. "I can recall fearlessly singing my soul out to the radio as a child, entertaining my cousins." Now as Central Oregons fierce ranking DJs he hits the frequency with word power and sound, while continuing to sing his heart out. During his college year Yogi competitively pushe his talent to new heights. He joined the 09' Vocal Jazz ensemble and place second in 09' Reno Jazz Festival. His endeavors carried on to a collaborative album entitled C'est La Vie, a 2010 release with VOTSEE. This album culminated at the 2k10 GUYFEST in Maryland D.C. The audience likened his sound to that of the legendary roots band Culture. Yogi's musical selection has been expressed in meditative sounds as he crosses the musical spectrum via Kirtan DUB, Roots Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Kirtan Dub, and more. His current program JYsoundsystem initiated in 2016 airs on the first and third fridays of the month online at KPOV.org. Search JYsoundsystem under the program schedule for a conscious show that pays honor and promotion to legendary reggae talents throughout the world.