Bob Seger’s silver bullet saxophone player Alto Reed died of colon cancer at the age of 72
Seger, 75, said on Twitter on Thursday: “We have a sad heart to inform you of the death of our lifelong friend and teammate Alto Reed.”
He continued: “Alto died this morning with his family in a fierce fight against colon cancer. Alto has been a member of our music family on and off the stage for nearly 50 years.
RIP: Bob Seger’s silver bullet saxophone player Alto Reed died of colon cancer at the age of 72.He was arrested in Florida in 2011
The artist of Night Moves reviewed his long-term relationship with talented musicians.
Seger said: “I started playing with Alto in 1971.” “He is great. He can play almost anything…he is fashionable, can pee, and play the alto and alto saxophone at the same time. “
The old rock singer recalled the experience of Reid playing with him in the “Cobo Music Hall First Home Arena Performance” in Detroit, and Reed paid tribute to him.
Seger said: “We asked him to participate in those performances.” There is no doubt that his iconic performance in “Page Flipping” took us to a new level. Since then, he has been on our stage in almost every performance…every time he played his role, the audience would yell. In our band, Alto is a rock star.
Bob Seger said that Reed’s iconic performance on “page turning” took us to a new level.”
Deep memory: Detroit classic rock radio host Jim O’Brien said the musician was “proud of fans and family” and added that “this is everything he talks about”
Seger said that Reid’s real name is Thomas Cartmell (Thomas Cartmell), “he is passionate about discovering and experiencing new things.”
Saige said: “He taught me how to sail in Biscayne Bay, we swim with sharks (unintentionally!), he often introduces us to the local food and restaurants he found.”‘I call him Captain. He is bolder than me. I remember visiting him in the Miami area and spotting him feeding the manatees in the lagoon behind his house. Most of us feed seagulls, Alto feeds manatees!
The artist of Hollywood Nights also gave a detailed introduction to his friend’s personal life. He said: “Alto founded a family and is an excellent father” and “helped raise two talented, beautiful and smart young ladies” His daughters are Chelsea Reid Radler and Victoria Reid.
After the death of the band member, Seger issued a statement on Twitter on Thursday
Icon: In 2006, Seger performed in Grand Rapids, Michigan
His daughter said in a statement to the Detroit Free Press: “We are deeply saddened by this huge loss, but when we recall his legacy and how lucky we are to be called the father of such a special guy. At that time, I was also full of gratitude…”
Detroit classic rock radio host Jim O’Brien (Jim O’Brien) recalled his dealings with musicians.
O’Brien said: “Talking to him is really fun. He is always excited about what happens.”‘He likes it. He is proud of his fans and his family. This is what he said. He did a lot of things for the people in Detroit, and people didn’t know anything about it. Just a good person. You like to hear the joy in his voice.