Seeco Patterson

Percussionist and reggae musician legend ( 1930-2021 )

Alvin "Seeco" Patterson (born Francisco Willie, 30 December 1930 – 1 November 2021) was a Cuban-born Jamaican percussionist. He was a member of The Wailers Band.[1] He was born Havana, Cuba.[2]

Alvin "Seeco" Patterson
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Background information
Birth nameFrancisco Willie
Also known asAlvin "Seeco" Patterson, Seeco, Pep, Willie Pep
Born(1930-12-30)30 December 1930
OriginKingston, Jamaica
Died1 November 2021(2021-11-01) (aged 90)
InstrumentsPercussions (bongo drum, congas, tambourine, cowbell, etc.)
Years active1969–1990
Associated actsBob Marley & The Wailers, The Wailers Band


  1. Steffens, Roger; Leroy Jodie Pierson (6 October 2005). Bob Marley and the Wailers: The Definitive Discography. LMH Publishing, Limited. pp. 1–3. ISBN 978-976-8184-75-7.
  2. Ruhlmann, William. "Biography: Bob Marley & the Wailers". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 April 2010.