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Another Legendary Musician has died.

Jazz saxophonist Barney Rechabane, who has been at the forefront of the South African jazz scene, has died. Chabane 75, who has been blowing his horn since the 1960's, when he was hit by the jazz bug, died last night from natural causes, according to a family statement. The legend is survived by three daughters and grandchildren.

He was born and fed in Alexandra, chabane has been playing the horn with many performers including Bruce Cassidy, Hugh Masekela, Paul Simon and Babsy Mlangeni. According to his daughter she said her father has been not well since the death of his wife three months ago. He have been talking about my mother how they were living in 60 years of their marriage.

His life started detoriating from then he's been talking about her mostly lately. We think the stress of missing her is the cause of her health being not good. His friends they talked about him as a very talented in the industry.

His funeral details will be released by his family during the course of the week. May his soul rest in peace.

Social media has been flooding with condolences messages from the time news got to the public.

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