Paul Douglas (musician)

Earl “Paul” Douglas (born c. 1950) is a Jamaican Grammy Award-winning[1] drummer and percussionist, best known for his work as the drummer, percussionist and bandleader of Toots and the Maytals. His career spans more than five decades as one of reggae's most recorded drummers. Music journalist and reggae historian David Katz wrote, “dependable drummer Paul Douglas played on countless reggae hits."[2]

Paul Douglas
Background information
Born1950 (age 7071)
Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica
GenresReggae, jazz
Occupation(s)Drummer, percussionist
InstrumentsDrums
Years active1965–present
Associated acts

Douglas has worked with artists including Bob Marley and the Wailers, Bonnie Raitt, and Eric Gale. Douglas has also toured with artists including The Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews Band, The Who, Eagles and Sheryl Crow.

First generation of the band Toots and the Maytals to include instrumentalists. The line-up included its four main additional members Jackie Jackson, Paul Douglas, Hux Brown and Radcliffe “Dougie” Bryan.