David Samuels death: Spyro Gyra Dave Samuels cause of death was an undisclosed illness.
Former Spyro Gyra bandmate, vibraphonist and marimba player Dave Samuels, died 22nd of April, 2019. He was 70 years old.
David Samuels death:
American jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra announced Dave Samuels death with a statement on their official Facebook page earlier today.
The statement which also indicated that Samuels was battling with an undisclosed illness said:
“He has not been well for quite a while.”
Samuels’ career took him from teaching percussion at Boston’s Berklee College of Music to recording with Spyro Gyra in 1979.
The musician went on to join the band as a full-time member in 1986 and stayed with them through the Nineties after which he went on to form the Latin jazz band Caribbean Jazz Project.
Even though he departed Spyro Gyra as a full-time member, Samuels still contributed to the band on later albums.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.