American jazz trumpeter and occasional singer Joey DeFrancesco has died at the age of 51. The news of Joey’s death shocked 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 deceased trumpeter. But how did Joey DeFranceco die?
Read ahead to learn more about Joey DeFrancesco and his sudden death.
Who Was Joey DeFrancesco?
Joey DeFrancesco was famous in America as a jazz trumpeter. He was also sometimes known as a singer and saxophonist. During his musical career he released about 30 albums under his name. He also worked as a sideman with other artists such as Miles Davis, Houston Person, and John McLaughlin.
Joey was part of a family with a musical heritage. His grandfather Joseph DeFrancesco was also a jazz musician. Also his father, John DeFrancesco, was an organist and popular musician. Even Joey started his career at a young age.
Joey DeFrancesco dies at the age of 51
After leaving a great musical legacy, Joey DeFrancesco has gone to heaven. The news of his death was recently shared on social media with sad news for his wife and manager. Joey DeFrancesco was 51 at the time of his death.
However, his wife shared the news of his death on social media. She did not reveal the cause of his death. However, after posting the sad news of Joey’s death, his loved ones and fans missed the jazz trumpeter.
Joey DeFrancesco’s sudden death has certainly left a void in the music industry. While social media pays tribute to the late jazz trumpeter. Joey’s fans expressed their sincere condolences to the jazz artist’s family.
Meanwhile, his colleagues and known people also paid tribute to him. They also remember the great jazz artist for his dedication and his great work. Now don’t forget that after Joey, his family has a daughter who is wife Gloria DeFrancesco and Ashley Blue DeFrancesco.