Rico Rodriguez – Togetherness

Legendary Jamaican trombonist Rico Rodriguez is considered by critics to be one of the founding pillars within the history of Jamaican music. Delanuca Records proudly presents Rico Rodriguez’s (Bob Marley, Burning Spear, Skatalites, The Specials, Steel Pulse) upcoming effort, Togetherness.

Rooted in the tradition of Kingston’s Alpha Boys School, he developed an unfading musical sense that ignited his prolific 50-year artistic pilgrimage and performed with such emblematic figures as Bob Marley, The Specials, Burning Spear, The Revolutionaries and Skatalites.

Trombonist, Rico Rodriguez

Togetherness was recorded live in Buenos Aires, Argentina where the Man from Wareika fronted the Roots to the Bone Band, an All Star A-List comprised by members of the country’s top Reggae/Ska performers: Los Cafres, Mimi Maura, Dancing Mood & Los Intocables.

This virtuous sequel has one of two outstanding performances, The Man From Wareika delivered in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 2000 and 2001 fronting the Roots to the Bone Band (an All-Star A-List comprised by members of Reggae/Ska heroes Dancing Mood, Los Cafres, Mimi Maura and Los Intocables), the CD is an effective update to the versatility that has always defined the endless trombonist’s artistic set: from Jazz to Ska and Dub to Lovers.

Mr. Rodriguez dishes out a flawless assemblage of laidback tones and clear-cut melodies. A hard-to-get jewel or a newfound classic in the world of Jamaican music, Togetherness kicks up Reggae & Ska sensitivity, jazzy flavors and irie ambiences.

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