Jeff Healey (March 25th 1966 - March 2nd 2008)

I just got very sad word through a 680news breaking alert that the Juno award-winning Toronto blues-rock great Jeff Healey has lost his long battle with cancer and died in his home at the age of 41.


Jeff Healey (on our left) performs "Look at Little Sister" with Stevie Ray Vaughan

Blind since he was just 1-year old, he began playing guitar as a toddler and honed his skills with his signature guitar-on-the-lap style. Healey, the heart of the highly-acclaimed Jeff Healey Band, also ran the popular Toronto jazz/rock/blues bar Jeff Healey's Roadhouse.


Jeff Healey Band "Angel Eyes" (live on UKTV, 1989)

Jeff Healey, his raw talent, and his dedication to and support for the Canadian jazz and blues-rock scenes will be greatly missed.


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