Death of John Blackwell, Jr.

September 9, 1973 - July 4, 2017
Tampa, Florida | Age 43

Acclaimed drummer played 12 years with superstar Princeā€¦
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John Blackwell Jr., an acclaimed funk, jazz, and pop drummer who played with the superstar Prince for more than a decade, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Tampa, Florida, according to his wife, Yaritza Blackwell. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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