DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES :legendary bassist Jymie Merritt has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 14, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
The legendary bassist Jymie Merritt – who was a key member of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and led The Forerunners – has passed away at the age of 93 | #MusicNews https://planetradio.co.uk/jazz-fm/news/music-news/jymie-merritt-dies/ …
— Jazz FM (@jazzfm) April 14, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.