'Tyrone Downie, Keyboardist With The Wailers, Dies at 66

With The Wailers, Dies at 66

Tyrone Downie,

a keyboardist and producer who is best known for his work as a member of

Born May

20, 1956 in the capital, Downie was drawn to music from a young age

He went

on to study at the Kingston College and often sang with the chapel choir

“Reflecting on

brother Tyrone Downie, Bob’s keyboardist, who made his transition yesterday,” reads a statement on

A statement

from Tuff Gong studio in Kingston, founded by Marley, reads: “We are saddened to learn

Tyrone joined

The Wailers just before the age of 20, making his recording debut with the band on

We are

blessed to count him as a member of the Tuff Gong Family

We are saddened

to learn of the passing of Wailers keyboardist, Tyrone Downie

Tyrone joined

The Wailers just before the age of 20, making his recording début with the band

We are

blessed to count him as a member of the Tuff Gong Family

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