Jamie Oldaker Death -Dead – Obituary : Beloved Oklahoma Drummer Passed Away.
We regret to report that Jamie Oldaker has passed away, according to to the following reports posted on social media and other platforms today July 15, 2010.
Jamie Oldaker, a “Tulsa Sound” music figure whose drumming skills were coveted by some of the biggest names in the music industry, died Thursday. He was 68.
Oldaker was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2010. In addition to touring or recording with Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton, Bob Seger, Ace Frehley, Leon Russell and Stephen Stills, Oldaker was a founding member of the Tractors and he played an instrumental role at the dawn of Ronnie Dunn’s career. The Tulsa World Reported.
Cause of Death.
We have not cause of the information for the deceased right now, this story will be updated once we have that information.
The following are some tributes and reactions from social media users.
Saddened to learn of the death of drummer Jamie Oldaker. I knew Jamie because he toured & recorded w/ @ace_frehley when I worked with him in the 80’s. Great guy, talented player. Saw him in Tulsa recently. RIP Jamie. Condolences to family & friends https://t.co/WL0YEDqpEL
— Eddie Trunk (@EddieTrunk) July 16, 2020
RIP to hometown musical hero, Jamie Oldaker, Clapton’s go-to session drummer. I put a couple of cameras on Jamie when he played 50yr reunion show w/ his first band, The Rogues V, back in 2014. I only chatted with him once, but by all accounts, a great guy.https://t.co/PjHhfSoXuY
— Rocky Mountain Mike (@RockyMntnMike) July 17, 2020
Sad day today we lost an incredible drummer & all around Awesome guy Jamie Oldaker , he played with Eric Clapton , Ace Frehley & Peter Frampton , condolences to his family and friends especially John Regan & Tod Howarth who lost both a former band mate & a dear friend pic.twitter.com/PF9GdtfqrF
— Andrew Anderson (@drewthewrestler) July 17, 2020