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Jazz legend James Ingram Dies at Age 66

by Paul Cashmere on January 30, 2019

in News

Jazz great James Ingram has lost his battle with brain cancer at the age of 66.

James’ death was announced by his friend Debbie Allen who said, “I have lost my dearest friend and creative partner James Ingram to the Celestial Choir. He will always be cherished, loved and remembered for his genius, his love of family and his humanity. I am blessed to have been so close. We will forever speak his name”.

James Ingram was a two-time Grammy winner and a two-time Academy Award nominee.

James had his first hit as the featured singer of Quincy Jones ‘Just Once’ in 1981.

The following year, ‘Baby Come To Me’ with Patti Austin was a number one hit in the USA.

In 1986, James scored another Top 10 hit with another duet ‘Somewhere Out There’ with Linda Ronstadt. It was the lead song for the movie ‘An American Tail’.

James was also a co-writer for Michael Jackson’s PYT.

James Ingram’s passing has touched the music world.

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