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Monday, 03 March 2008 07:05
jeffhealey.jpgSad news to report today on the passing of guitar great Jeff Healey - who died on Sunday, March 3, from cancer.

Healey's publicist told Canada.com - "What we've lost is a virtuoso musician," said Richard Flohil. "He followed his own passion, which oddly enough was not playing blues rock music, but playing classic rock jazz. "He just cancelled a concert a few days ago in Nepean (Ont.) and we made this very kind of bland, not-to-worry statement," said Flohil. "At that point, we didn't want to say that Jeff was basically dying, although we all knew he was."

Flohil continued, "he was lovely. He was very generous, very warm-hearted, with a great sense of humour."

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