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 Post subject: RIP buddy Miles "dem changes"
PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:48 pm 
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Buddy Miles passed Tuesday Feb 26
Body: God said “Buddy I need dem‘ feets!”

Miles, Buddy; born September 5th, 1947 in Omaha Nebraska, passed away Tuesday, peacefully on February 26, 2008, 10:09 p.m. in his home; at (60) sixty years old. He is survived by spouse Sherrilae Chambers -Miles, and soul sister Connie; who stood by his side with other close family and friends. There will be multiple Memorial/Tribute services across the United States beginning in Austin, Texas on March 30th at Threadgill’s on Riverside. He is survived by his step-daughter Chealsea, step-son Asa, grandson Brenden and granddaughter Mia, Niece’s Shalis, and Suquett, Nephew’s, Jay and Tony, great nieces, Brianna and Miracle, great nephew’s, Calvin and Jay, and Gino Parsons of Omaha. Buddy also leaves Randy Pavlock and a few others from Austin, whom he considered his own sons. He leaves many close friends and fans and a great musical legacy that will live on forever.

In lieu of flowers; the family has asked to please make donations to the Jazz Foundation of America specifically in Buddy Miles’ name to assist with funeral, and other expenses at www.jazzfoundation.org ; The Jazz Foundation of America, at 322 West 48th Street, New York, NY, 10036, Attn.: Amy Cusma.

He performed with some of the greatest names in musical history such as: Stevie Wonder, Muddy Waters, Michael Bloomfield, Wilson Pickett, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, David Crosby, Jack Bruce, Eric Burden, Peter Torque, Billy Gibbons, Prince, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmy Vaughan, Rick James, Kool and the Gang, Jr. Brown, Ike Turner, Pinetop Perkins, Jr. Wells, Koko Taylor, Johnny Taylor, Barry White, Aretha Franklin, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Lockwood, Jr., Billy Cox, David Bowie and so many others; the list is shorter of whom he did not play with, than who he did.

Buddy Miles spent over (50) fifty years in the music world recording over 70 albums and performing for numerous world tours, television commercials, videos and charity events.

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The "jam" on the otherside must be awesome! Godspeed, Buddy.

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Him and Boyd Coddington in the same week. The admissions will be busy up there.
They will be missed.

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