Gerry Niewood

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: saxophonist and flutist who worked closely with trumpeter Chuck Mangione's award-winning jazz band for numerous years and had been heard on the Concert in Central Park album by Simon & Garfunkel in 1981, who backed singers as diverse as Peggy Lee, Judy Collins, Frank Sinatra, and Sinead O'Connor, among others and had played on the soundtracks of movies including A Bronx Tale, When Harry Met Sally, and King of Comedy.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: April 6, 1943

 

Died: February 12, 2009

 

Location: Buffalo, New York