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What Happened to Joey DeFrancesco? Jazz trumpeter and Miles Davis associate Passed away at 51


Joey DeFrancesco, the American jazz trumpeter, and occasional singer has died at the age of 51. The news of Joey’s death was a shock to everyone. The news of Joey’s death was shared by his wife on social media. Since then social media has been flooded with tributes to the late trumpeter. But how did Joey DeFrancesco die?

Read on to know more about Joey DeFrancesco and his sudden death.

Who was Joey DeFrancesco?

Joey DeFrancesco was popular as a jazz trumpeter from America. He was also known for being an occasional singer and saxophonist. During his musical career, he had around 30 albums under his name. He also worked as a sideman alongside other artists such as Miles Davis, Houston Person and John McLaughlin, and more.

Joey was part of a family that had a musical heritage. His grandfather Joseph DeFrancesco was a jazz musician as well. In addition, his father John DeFrancesco was a popular organist and musician. Even Joey started his career at a young age.

Joey DeFrancesco dies at age 51

Joey DeFrancesco who left behind a great musical legacy left for his heavenly home. The news about his death came recently on social media where his wife and the manager gave the sad news to everyone. Joey DeFrancesco was 51 years old when he died.

Although, his wife shared the news of his death on social media. She did not disclose the cause of his death. However, post the sad news of Joey’s death, his loved ones and fans have long missed the jazz trumpeter.

Netizens pay tribute to Joey DeFrancesco on social media

Joey DeFrancesco’s untimely death has certainly left a void in the music industry. While social media is having a tribute to the late jazz trumpeter. Joey’s fans have offered their heartfelt condolences to the jazz artist’s family.

Meanwhile, his friends and acquaintances also paid tribute to him. While they also remembered the great jazz artist for his dedication and great work. Lest we forget, now after Joey, his family has his wife Gloria DeFrancesco, and his daughter who is Ashley Blue DeFrancesco.

Ruchi Singh

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