Guitarist Scott Taylor has died of a mind tumour after battling sick well being for the final couple of years.
The gifted musician, finest recognized for his work within the 1980s band Then Jerico, died final night time simply weeks after being discharged from hospital.
His previous bandmates paid tribute in an Instagram assertion, which learn: “RIP Scott Taylor.
“I’ve simply heard the devastatingly unhappy information of the passing of (David) Scott Taylor. He’d been gravely sick for the final couple of years and he was hospitalised earlier this 12 months however discharged so I hoped to see him once more, nevertheless it wasn’t to be.
“I am not sure of the precise particulars (so please do not ask) however I ship my deep honest condolences & like to his spouse Miranda and each of his daughters.”
The band went on: “Scott was a powerhouse of creativity, inspiration and musical innovation and most likely the very best guitarist I’ve ever heard.
“We wrote some nice songs collectively and I do know I converse for all of the previous band members once I say he was liked and really revered by us all for his distinctive skills and wonderful skills.
“He made us snort and cry for a lot of causes and I am going to miss him greater than I ever had the prospect to inform him. Relaxation in peace my expensive ol’ buddy. I really like ya mate. Thanks for the music. You rocked X.”
T’Pau frontwoman Carol Decker additionally paid tribute, including that Scott had been dwelling with a mind tumour for the final two years.
“I’m so very unhappy to study the Scott Taylor previously of @THENJERICO has died of a brian tumor I wrote 2 fabulous songs with him referred to as ‘Say You Will’ & ‘Now That You are Gone’ We solely spoke a couple of months in the past Sleep effectively my buddy,” she tweeted.
Then Jerico was fashioned of singer Mark Shaw, bassist Jasper Stainthorpe, drummer Steve Wren and Scott on guitar.
They’d success with their debut album First (The Sound Of Music), then with their 1989 providing The Huge Space, which went gold.
The group disbanded in early 1990 when Mark left to pursue a solo profession, however acquired again collectively in 2013 to tour their new album Reprise.
Scott leaves behind his spouse Miranda and their two daughters.