Celebrated jazz saxophonist Zane Musa died Monday in Florida, at the young age of 36, according to news reports.
Musa’s cause of death was not known, but trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, in a tweet, said Musa had been involved in a “terrible accident”:
I’m so sad and devastated about a terrible accident of my dear friend and sax player extraordinaire Zane Musa, PLEASE PRAY for him.
— sandovalarturo1 (@sandovalarturo1) February 2, 2015
I have no words to express how devastated I feel about the passing of my dear friend ZANE MUSA, one of the greatest musician ever, RIP Zane.
— sandovalarturo1 (@sandovalarturo1) February 3, 2015
In memory of Musa, here’s a look back at a 2012 KPLU Studio Sessions performance by Musa and Sandoval. They’re joined by pianist Mahesh Balasooyria, bassist John Belzaguy, and drummer Johnny Friday: