Errol Brown (engineer)
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Brown is the nephew of the late Duke Reid, the pioneer of Treasure Isle recording studio. Educated at Kingston Technical High School, where he did radio and television, Brown was trained as an audio engineer at Treasure Isle studios by Byown Smith and Duke Reid.
Brown recorded artist such as: Alton Ellis, Gilberto Gil, The Paragaons, The Sensations, Marcia Griffith, Judy Mowatt, Peter Tosh, U-Roy, Gregory Isaacs, Culture and many more. Brown left Treasure Isle in 1979, where he joins Bob Marley & The Wailers at Tuff Gong Studios. He recorded and mixed albums with Bob Marley & The Wailers, Rita Marley, Burning Spear and Third World.
Brown had been with Ziggy Marley and The Melody Makers from the time they started as kids. He also did live shows with Bob Marley & The Wailers, Rita Marley and with Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers in the studios and on the road until 2000. In 2001 and 2002, he was Shaggy's live sound engineer. In 2003, he engineered Ziggy Marley's first solo tour. He also was in charge of the sound at the Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival in 2004 & 2006 and as of 2007, is on world tour with Ziggy Marley.
- Campbell, Howard (October 24, 2003). "Errol Brown -- still mixing after 35 years". The Jamaica Observer.
- Virgona, Marco. "Interview with Errol Brown". Bob Marley Magazine.