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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.

McCook was born in Havana, Cuba, and moved to Jamaica in 1933. He took up the tenor saxophone at the age of eleven, when he was a pupil at the Alpha School, and eventually joined Eric… read more

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  • Avatar for iyers
    He also played flute
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  • Avatar for LFireproof
    What great sax!... lol... Tommy McCook, definitely one of the greatest musicians, ever.
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  • Avatar for skacorekiller
    the best saxophonist skaskaska
  • Avatar for angeletenz
    yeah that's the smile i get when i listen to ska :D
  • Avatar for kkkckckckkoolio
    you can't really beat 'A loving melody' pure bliss....
  • Avatar for bryantee
    Definitely picking up a record soon.
  • Avatar for araien
    new photo from Tommy! Vote!
  • Avatar for Lesnoi_Kot
    great man!

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