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Trombonist Rico Rodriguez 'a tremendous musician'

The trombonist in ska band The Specials has died at the age of 80, the group has announced.

Rico Rodriguez was a ska and reggae musician who played with the band on songs including the 1979 hit A Message to You Rudy.

Speaking to the BBC, fellow band member Horace Panter described Mr Rodriguez as "a humble man" and "a tremendous musician".

  • 05 Sep 2015
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