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Rico Rodriguez Rico Rodriguez passed away. Irie Irie released. Isso Isso released. A Day in the Life Togetherness Togetherness released. Reggae Music Moving. His breakthrough finally came, when he was engaged in by Island Records as studio musician to contribute trombone solos to records by rock and reggae stars, among them Jim Capaldi , Toots And The Maytals and Burning Spear.
Soon after he had his own contract with the company to record his own work: Island Records made it happen that he travelled, accompanied by sound engineer and trumpeter Dick Cuthell , to Jamaica. It was his first visit on the island since his departure in late In Man From Wareika was released, an album that remains a landmark recording in Jamaican instrumental music.
He created a new relationship between reggae and jazz with the result that the work was released by famous jazz label Blue Note in the US. After the release Rico toured in support of Bob Marley all over Europe. For the first time he was a full time musician! In Rico Rodriguez was famous - even with a very young audience. He was invited by The Specials to take part in a re-recording of a piece originally recorded by Dandy Livingston in , with a horn solo by Rico. What followed was never anticipated.
The Specials and their label 2 Tone Records pushed their way into the pop world for three years and established Ska, Reggae and later also African sounds within the sound of British and European pop music. Together with his friend Dick Cuthell , the former engineer and now flugelhorn, cornet and trumpet player, he formed the horn section of the band and they toured extensively with the band. The 2Tone bands had the best command to combine Jamaican Ska music with the energy of punk.
Rico Rodriguez added authenticity and soul.Rico Rodriguez, Rico - Togetherness - halfcelltitegodfeperarinlelasag.xyzinfo Music. Skip to main content Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. 5/5(2).