Lloyd Brevett

Ska pioneer Lloyd Brevett dies

May 5, 2012

Jamaican double bassist Lloyd Brevett, whose band The Skatalites pioneered ska music and paved the way for reggae, has died at the age of 80. Published: 4 May 2012 Last updated at 05:58 ET@ BBC News Entertainment & Arts The Skatalites formed in 1964 and combined jazz, R&B and mento to create ska and take […]

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