Maxi Jazz Wiki – Maxi Jazz Biography
The musician and DJ, whose real name was Maxwell Fraser, was a core member of the group, best known for their club classic Insomnia Former bandmate Sister Bliss said she died “peacefully in her sleep” at her south London home on Friday night. “Sending love to everyone who shared our musical journey. Take care of each other,” she said on Twitter.
Faithless was known for singles like We Come 1, which reached number three on the charts in 2001, and the dance hit Insomnia, which reached number three in 1996. Reggae band UB40, who toured with Jazz in 2017, paid tribute to the singer with a reference to the Insomnia single: “Lovely chap, gone too soon again but finally Maxi you can get some sleep.”
Maxi Jazz Age
Maxi Jazz was 65 years old.
Maxi Jazz Cause of Death
A statement shared on Jazz’s Instagram and signed by his former bandmates read: “He was a man who changed our lives in so many ways. He gave our music the right meaning and message.” “He was also a delightful human being with time for everyone and deep, accessible wisdom. It was an honor and, of course, a real pleasure to work with him.”
He was a brilliant lyricist, a DJ, a Buddhist, a magnificent stage presence, car lover, endless talker, beautiful person, moral compass and genius.” Faithless formed in 1995 and were pioneers of arena dance music. They were nominated for Best UK Dance Act at the Brit Awards in 1999 and 2002.
The band broke up in 2011 but returned to release a new studio album nearly a decade later during the Covid pandemic. However, they were not joined by Jazz, who had formed another band, Maxi Jazz and the E-Type Boys. The guitar band marked a new sound for Jazz, who began writing the material in 2013, during Faithless’s hiatus.
On their website, the band described their sound as incorporating “melodic funk and blues mixed with reggae grooves, dub baselines [and] Jamaican melodies.” Jazz was a huge fan of Crystal Palace FC and became associate manager of the football club in 2012.
The Premier League club said the “legendary musician” was a regular at Selhurst Park, and the team would be out at Faithless on Boxing Day in tribute to the late singer.
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