iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Tommy McCook (feat. Bobby Ellis) by Tommy McCook, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Tommy McCook (feat. Bobby Ellis)

Tommy McCook

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Although his best-known work will undoubtedly always be his recordings with the Skatalites, Jamaican tenor saxophonist Tommy McCook left an impressive legacy under his own name, including several sides tracked with trumpeter Bobby Ellis for producer Bunny Lee in the mid-'70s, several of which are collected here. With the crackerjack rhythm section of Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare on board, and with mixes by King Tubby and Prince Jammy, these are vintage low-key, mellow, and late- night instrumental dubs that are as soothing as they are slightly off-kilter and eerie. Fun stuff.

Biography

Born: 03 March 1927 in Jamaica

Genre: Reggae

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

The leader of the legendary Skatalites, tenor saxophonist Tommy McCook was among the most innovative and influential Jamaican musicians of his generation, a prime catalyst behind the evolution and international popularity of ska and reggae. Born in 1932, McCook learned to play sax while attending Kingston's Alpha Cottage School, an institution for wayward boys; upon exiting the school at the age of 14, he toured with the dance bands of Eric Deans and Roy Coburn, emerging as a highly skilled jazz...
Full bio
Tommy McCook (feat. Bobby Ellis), Tommy McCook
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Influencers

Contemporaries