A famous 1990s jazz singer, Kevin Mahogany, sadly passed away at 59 years old on Sunday, December 17th. News regarding his death was not reported until Monday.
Mahogany was well-known for his “broad baritone voice,” according to the Chicago Tribune. Aside from singing, he also played the saxophone and clarinet.
Originally from Kansas City, he touched lives around the nation with his music. He released more than a dozen albums since 1993, toured with other popular jazz artists, and taught music at two different colleges.
Mahogany’s wife, Allene, unexpectedly died earlier this year in August. Kansas City reported that “he missed her” and he just recently cooked a meal for himself for the first time in over 30 years.
His passing was confirmed by a family member via social media.
Fans and others in the jazz industry also posted their love for Mahogany’s talents on social media.
A cause of death was not given. If more information is released, this article will be updated accordingly.
Listen to one of Mahogany’s songs below:
Please keep Kevin Mahogany’s friends, family, and loved ones in your prayers. May God bring them comfort and peace during this difficult time.
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