Blugrass musician Jeff Austin co-founder of the Yonder Mountain String Band, died on Monday, just two days after the show was canceled due to "emergency medical assistance".
Austin, who went to the group of Jeff Austin after leaving Yonder Mountain in 2014, died in Seattle, according to a message on his verified Facebook page, which remembers him as an experienced handler, songwriter and songwriter.
"He was a dear friend whose music touched the lives of so many people and would be very missed," the message said.
Austin survived by a woman, Devlin, and three children: Lily Rose, 12, Penelope, 5 and Jude Patrick, 2.
The Yonder Mountain String Band began in 1999 and helped put Austin into a " "The musician met banjo player Dave Johnson at college at the Cincinnati University, and later they formed the band together with Ben Kaufman and Adam Ayala
"We were grieved to report that we lost our brother Jeff Austin," writes Yonder Mountain String Band on his official Facebook page. and for the amazing times and magic moments, we experience profound loss of words, while we read his memory, we will continue to pray for his family and for the journey they are facing now without him. " [More: ] Steamy romantic writer Judith Krantz, author of "Scruples", dies at 91
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