Tommy McCook (3 March 1927 – 5 May 1998) was a Jamaican saxophonist. A founding member of The Skatalites, he also directed The Supersonics for Duke Reid, and backed many sessions for Bunny Lee or with The Revolutionaries at Channel One Studios in the 1970s.
Devon Russell (died 18 June 1997) aka Devon Irons, was a Jamaican rocksteady and reggae singer and record producer who recorded between the 1960s and the 1990s, both as a solo artist and as a member of The Tartans and Cultural Roots.
Jackie Mittoo (Donat Roy Mittoo, Browns Town, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica, 3 March 1948 — Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 16 December 1990) was a Jamaican organ, piano and keyboard player, songwriter and musical director.
There are at least three artists named The Termites: 1) A rocksteady duo consisting of Wentworth Vernal and Lloyd Parks, the Termites' career was a rather short one, although they did manage a big hit in "Have Mercy Mr. Percy" in the late '60s and tracked enough for a single album, Do the Rock Steady, while working almost exclusively with producer Coxsone Dodd at Studio One.
Don Drummond (March 12, 1932 - May 6, 1969) was a huge part in the creative genius that is The Skatalites. Drummond was an amazing trombone player as well as composer and arranger. His musical career began in the mid-1950s with the Eric Deans All-Stars. He continued into the 1960s with others, including Kenny Williams.
There is more than one artist named Larry Marshall (1) A Jamaican singer active in the 60s and 70s. (2) A folk and experimental singer-songwriter from Rhode Island. (1)Larry Marshall (Fitzroy Marshall, Lawrence Park, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica, 17 December 1941) is a Jamaican singer who was active mainly in the late 1960s - early 1970s in the Reggae and rocksteady genres.
Lester Sterling (January 31, 1936) aka Lester "Ska" Sterling or Mr. Versatile) is a Jamaican trumpet and saxophone player (alto saxophone). He started his career as a trumpet player for Val Bennett's band in 1957 and was also a member of Byron Lee's Dragonaries (on trumpet).
Sugar Minott (born Lincoln Barrington Minott, May 25, 1956 in Kingston, died Saturday July 10, 2010 in Kingston) was a Jamaican reggae singer, producer and sound-system operator known for his sweet roots dancehall style.
Dub Specialist is a name used for a series of dub LP releases from Studio One throughout the 70s. These limited edition albums were mixed down by a number of engineers over the decade, including Sylvan Morris, Syd Bucknor & Overton "Scientist" Brown, all under the auspices of legendary producer, sound system pioneer and music entrepeneur, Clement "Coxsone" Dodd.
Tenor Saxophonist Cedric “IM” Brooks is one of Jamaica’s most adventurous musicians. Born in the heart of Kingston, Brooks was a student at the legendary Alpha Reform School for Boys in Vineyard Town. In the 60’s Brooks attended college in the USA and eventually moved there permanently.