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