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Cedric Brooks, Johnny Moore Jamaican musician Cedric Brooks, left, laughs next to Ska pioneer Johnny "Dizzy" Moore as they talk about their days at the Alpha Boys School in Kingston, Jamaica at the Experience Music Project in Seattle, Washington. One of Brooks' sisters, Paulette Keise, said he died of cardiac arrest at New York Hospital Queens. He was 70. Brooks began his music career in the late 1960s as a studio musician, playing in songs such as Burning Spear's "Door Peep." He also had hits with trumpet player David Madden including "Money Maker" and "Mystic Mood." Brooks also was a member of the Jamaican ska band The Skatalites
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Cedric Brooks, Johnny Moore Jamaican musician Cedric Brooks, left, laughs next to Ska pioneer Johnny "Dizzy" Moore as they talk about their days at the Alpha Boys School in Kingston, Jamaica at the Experience Music Project in Seattle, Washington. One of Brooks' sisters, Paulette Keise, said he died of cardiac arrest at New York Hospital Queens. He was 70. Brooks began his music career in the late 1960s as a studio musician, playing in songs such as Burning Spear's "Door Peep." He also had hits with trumpet player David Madden including "Money Maker" and "Mystic Mood." Brooks also was a member of the Jamaican ska band The Skatalites

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