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Lester Sterling
Lester Sterling playing alto sax with The Skatalites at Njoki Summer Festival, Ajdovščina, Slovenia, 06/23/07.
Background information
Origin Jamica
Instruments saxophone
Associated acts The Skatalites

Lester Sterling (also known as Lester "Ska" Sterling or Mr Verstile) is a Jamaican trumpet and saxophone player.


A founding member of The Skatalites, he is commonly overshadowed by well-known band members such as Tommy McCook, Jackie Mittoo or Don Drummond. Sterling is one of the three original members, along with Doreen Shaffer and Lloyd Knibb, who are still a part of the band.


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