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    Death of Toots Thielemans – tribute also paid in London

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    Tribute paid to jazz great, Toots Thielemans, who sadly passed away yesterday aged 94.
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    The Belgian jazz musician, Toots Thielemans, who died yesterday morning (Monday) at the age of 94, was also honoured in London yesterday evening. The Netherlands-based Metropole Orkest (the jazz and pop orchestra) and Quincy Jones, the American trumpet player and composer, played in the deceased jazz musician’s honour at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

    Quincy Jones, aged 83 years, indicated on Twitter that he was appearing for Toots Thielemans at the event.

    Oscar Schneider
    The Brussels Times