Photo courtesy of Forest Lawn Funeral Home

Cedric Brooks

Apr 27, 1943 – May 3, 2013


Forest Lawn Funeral Home Obituary

The Jamaican saxophonist Cedric Brooks, who has died aged 70, was a renowned composer and musical arranger. Presiding over esoteric projects that married traditional Jamaican folk forms with freeform jazz and Rastafari consciousness, Brooks played an important role in the international...

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May the god of all comfort dry your tears at this time

God look down and see there was no medecation no doctor to ease your.suffering so he held your hands and say come home my son for there will be no more pain r i p

RIP my bro

My sincere condolences to all members of Cedric's family, including his loving sister Paulette who cared so much for him all these years. I'll always treasure those moments I shared with Cedric when we worked together on documenting the history and pulses of Jamaica's musical idioms. Your work and your beautiful energy will remain in all of us. RIP Cedric.

Mark Williams
Washington, DC

we miss you

My deepest symphathy goes out to the family and I am so sorry about your lost. Cedric was such a very caring, humble and nice person. May he rest in peace and my prayers are with you all. God bless!!!!!!!