Online Reggae Magazine

News

News about reggae music, artists, culture and more...

R.I.P. Cedric Brooks

R.I.P. Cedric Brooks

R.I.P. Cedric Brooks

By Erik Magni on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 1 comment

Saxophone maestro Cedric Brooks has died.

Sampler

Cedric Im BrooksJamaican saxophone player Cedric “Im” Brooks died of cardiac arrest on May 3 in New York City after being ill for some years.

Cedric Brooks was a hugely influential saxophone player and roots reggae musician working with a number of acclaimed artists and producers, including Clement Dodd, Skatalites and Beres Hammond.

He was also a leading figure in the Jamaican nyabinghi movement and put out several albums under his own name as well as together with The Light of Saba and The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari.

Cedric Brooks was 70 years when he died.

Share it!

Send to Kindle
Create an alert

Read comments (1)


Posted by Ras Dan on 05.07.2013
JAH BLESS thank you my idren for all of the ites chune you put out and helped to bring forth over decades! Foundation ting- tha I always play in d heart! Rastafari

Post a comment

Identification

Optional, will not be displayed or used.
Your comment

Without html.

Recommended News

Mr Money Man Riddim
By Angus Taylor
Paint Jamaica
By Erik Magni

Recently addedView all

Article
Wickie Wackie
20 Dec
Video
Maxi Priest - Holiday
19 Dec

© 2007-2014 United Reggae. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited. Read about copyright

Terms of use | About us | Contact us | Authors | Newsletter | A-Z

Partners: Talawa | Jammin Reggae Archives | DAVIBE Jamaica | Reggaenet.pl | One One One Wear