Rico Rodriguez is a Ska legend. At present he plays with the Jools Holland big band (and elsewhere).
Here he is (in the middle, above) with Jazz Jamaica, featuring Courtney Pine, playing a Don Drummond number called 'Green Island'. Courtney manages to squeeze some mighty sounds out of that big sax of his. Rico is just his usual self on the slide-trombone. Get that tea-cosy; I've seen him wear worse!
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