Don_Drummond_Jamaica_greatest_Trombonist

by DRW
(Jamaica)

Don Drummond

Don Drummond

Don Drummond aka Don Cosmic and Don D, was arguably one of the best trombone player Jamaica has ever seen.


Born in 1943 in Kingston Jamaica. He was the son of Doris Monroe and Uriah Drummond.

Drummond career started while he was attending Alpha Boy School in Kingston Jamaica.

This famous Trombonist and composer was voted as the best Trombonist in 1954. That same year he formed the "Don Drummond Four" group. This group consist of Tommy McCook, Roland Alphonso, Eric Dean and himself.

He was also the main composer for the ska group "The Skatalites".

Don time with us as a musican was short live. In 1965 he was convicted of murder of his long term girlfriend Anita "Marguerta" Mahfood. she was an exotic dancer at THE Cotton Club.

The former student of Alpha Boys School was imprisoned at the Belle Vue Asylum in Kingston, Jamaica. This is where Mentally challenge people are also held.

Four years into his time there he died. Its reported that he died of natural causes.

Some of his greatest hits are:

1. Garden of Love (Don Drummond)
2. Feeling Fine (Don Drummond)
3. Dearest (Dotty & Bonnie)
4. Street Corner (Don Drummond)
5. Latin Goes Ska (Don Drummond)
6. Green Island (Don Drummond)
7. Silver Dollar (Don Drummond)
8. Let George Do It (Don Drummond)
9. Woman a Come (Margarita))
10. Knock Out Punch (Don Drummond)
11. Dr. Decker (Don Drummond)
12. Occupation (Don Drummond)

Don was truly Fantastic and he knew no boundaries.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to dancehall and reggae artistes.

Articles You Might Have Missed ......

Dancehall and Reggae Music Articles

Custom Search

Search The Site

Custom Search

Promotions!

Drinker's Paradise

Rum Sunday Drinker's Paradise Sunday June 25th, 2017


Reggae Sumfest


David Lyn - Mannas (Pro By IzyBeats)


What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Premiere Sound System Festival Brings Music, Fun, Food and ‘Vibez’ to New York this Summer

    Jun 27, 17 11:09 PM

    2nd Annual ‘Sound Fest Vibez in the Park’ to Commemorate Irish and Chin's 20th Anniversary New York, New York -- June 2017 (Irish and Chin) -- What happens

    Read More

  2. VIP Options for Reggae Sumfest Pre-Event & Main Event Available Now

    Jun 26, 17 10:07 PM

    VIP Options for Reggae Sumfest Include Special Stage-side seating during the Main Event Concerts, Beachfront Cabana Packages & many More options. #ReggaeSumfest2017

    Read More

  3. Alkaine and Kartel Videos Under Police Investigation

    Jun 26, 17 09:11 PM

    Police Commissioner George Quallo is reportedly seeking to investigate the content of Dancehall artiste Alkaline’s new music video for the single: “After

    Read More

  4. How to Party Well in Jamaica

    Jun 26, 17 01:32 PM

    How to Party Well in Jamaica - One way to experience the great sense of unity and pride of the Jamaican people is to get involved in the party scene.

    Read More

  5. Gully Bop Time In Music Expired?

    Jun 24, 17 10:05 PM

    Will dancehall artiste Gully Bop every find another hit again, or his time has expired?. Bop recently release a track titled 'Tongue' and has been receiving

    Read More