Jack White Calls Off All Gigs After Keyboardist Dies
Jack White has called off all planned concerts after sudden loss of his 38yrs old keyboard artist Ikey Owens.
Posting on his Facebook fan page, the America singer spoken of his feeling over the great lose. He says that he feels very sad to state that our incredible keyboardist has died. Jack also announced the cancellation of his remaining gigs that were planned to be strike Mexico. According to Jack, the decision was out of respect of their wonderful player Ikely Owens.
'We will miss him and his family, friends, band mates and devotees will always love Owens.’ Jack added.
Isaiah Randolph, alias as Owens was very popular for his work with many bands. He also gave unforgettable feats in the collaboration of Mars Volta, Free Moral Agents, and many others. Born on December 1, 1975, the keyboard artist was an excellent musician. He most recently played with Jack White in his backing band.
The American keyboardist participated with his incredible keyboard skills on every album of the Mars Volta for 6 years. Mastadon's 'Once More 'Round The Sun' and 'Blood Mountain', White's 'Lazaretto' and albums by Saul Williams, Reel Big Fish and Sublime are some projects where Owens gave his most excellent keyboard performances.
The great keyboard player was found dead in his hotel room in Chulua, Mexico on Tuesday. The band was on the tour and was to perform numerous gigs at different places of Mexico. The mystery behind his sudden death is yet unsolved and sources say that it is under investigation. However a coroner determined that Owens’s sudden death was the result of a heart attack.
Jack White had performed in Mexico City over the weekend and his new gig was planned to be presented in Guadalajara tonight. Missing the great player, Jack says, we will miss him; he was and is an incredible artist.