Tyrone Downie

born in 1957 in Jamaica

Tyrone Downie

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Tyrone Downie

Tyrone Downie is a Jamaican keyboardist/pianist who is most known for his involvement as a member of Bob Marley and The Wailers.[1] He studied at Kingston College and joined The Wailers in the mid-1970s, making his recording début with the band on Rastaman Vibration, having previously been a member of the Impact All Stars.[2][3] He has also played with The Abyssinians, Beenie Man, Black Uhuru,[3] Buju Banton, Peter Tosh, Junior Reid,[1] Tom Tom Club, Ian Dury, Burning Spear, Steel Pulse, Alpha Blondy, Tiken Jah Fakoly and Sly & Robbie. He currently resides in France and is a member of the touring band of Youssou N'Dour, whose album Remember he produced.[2]

Downie released the solo album Organ-D in 2001.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Foster, Chuck (1999) Roots Rock Reggae, Billboard Books, ISBN 0-8230-7831-0, p. 66, 116
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Wailers bands carry on tradition for survival", Jamaica Gleaner, 19 July 2009, retrieved 2010-10-31
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Moskowitz, David V. (2006) "Tyrone Downie", in Caribbean Popular Music: an Encyclopedia of Reggae, Mento, Ska, Rock Steady, and Dancehall, Greenwood Press, ISBN 0-313-33158-8, p. 92-3

External links

  • Tyrone Downie at Roots Archives
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