Don Drummond (March 12, 1932 - May 6, 1969) was a huge part in the creative genius that is The Skatalites. Drummond was an amazing trombone player as well as composer and arranger. His musical career began in the mid-1950s with the Eric Deans All-Stars. He continued into the 1960s with others, including Kenny Williams. Drummond was an alumnus of the famous Alpha Boys' School where he developed his musical skills. With the birth of ska, he joined The Skatalites. He became a household name in Jamaica, before suffering mental problems.