Man from Wareika returns

Man from Wareika returns

During a break in a Tokyo recording session, Rico Rodriguez puts down his trombone to lark around on the roof with the teenage members of Oreskaband, the all-girl ska band he’s been working with. That, at 72 years old, he is now old enough to be their grandfather doesn’t even faze him.

“It was good to play among young people. You can feel the vibes from dem,” he says, with a strong Jamaican accent. “The energy deh give to the music is great.”

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