Undercover Rasta delivers a wildly entertaining and energetic show with original music that gets your heart pumping and your feet moving.


Undercover Rasta was formed in 2016 by Paul Young and is based out of Palm Harbor, Florida.

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Paul Young - lead vocals, songwriter and guitar

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Brett "Viking" Sharbaugh - bass

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Howard Ingram - lead guitar, sax, ukele, backing vocals

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Ric Sochor - drums

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Doug "Doc" Hasell - harmonica

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Taino Puig - congas and percussion

The band is made up of primarily "islanders". Paul is from Jamaica. Taino is from Cuba. Brett is from the US Virgin Islands. Howard is from California. Doc is from Michigan (but recognizes Jamaica as his other home) and Ric is from South Carolina.


Undercover Rasta composes and performs a rich mixture of soul, funk, pop and rock that is mostly rooted in Reggae that sometimes have the sensibility of Lovers Rock; the edgy rawness of Punk; the smooth feel of Latin Jazz; the joy and happiness of Funk; and the thoughtfulness of Roots & Culture.