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Rico Rodriguez MBE, SKA Reggae trombonist

Posted by | London, male, music | March 11, 2010

Rico Rodriguez is the most interesting person of Jerry Dammers One of Rico Rodriguez’s defining musical moments is his trombone riff in The Specials’ track, A Message To You Rudy, which he recorded with Jerry Dammer in 1979. Rico’s life and career spans Cuba, Jamaica and London. He was taught by Don Drummond who is widely regarded […]

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The road trip with Suade Bergemann

Posted by | finance, flying, music, parenting | January 01, 2010

  Fittingly, it began on a road trip My favourite university lecturer became my best friend, his name was Suade Bergemann. It was 2004 and we were on a road trip driving through the Alps and Suade was being fascinating, as usual. He was telling me about the geology of the land around us and how it […]

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