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Bernard Wright

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Who was Bernard Wright ?

JAZZ keyboardist Bernard Wright, son of legendary soul singer Roberta Flack, has died at the age of 58.

Family friend, guitarist and former Jamaica Boys bandleader Billy “Spaceman” Patterson confirmed Wright’s death on social media Friday.

Jazz and funk singer Bernard Wright has died at the age of 58

Bernard Wright is the son of legendary funk singer Roberta Flack.

“On behalf of the family of Bernard Wright (Nard), we are sad to announce that yesterday Bernard was called to the Most High,” the friend wrote.

“Thank you so much for everyone’s support, encouragement and prayers for Nard over the years. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”

“Our hearts are heavy and our faith is strong. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord! LOVE! Rest In Power, Nard.”

The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Career

Born in Jamaica, Queens at a young age, Wright toured with Lenny White at age 13 and played with Tom Browne in 1979.

He garnered such a strong response that he signed with GRP in 1981 and released his debut album, Nard, under the label.

Tracks from his debut album have been sampled on hits by hip-hop legends like Tupac, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Skee-Lo and LL Cool J.

He continued to release successful albums, including 1983’s Funky Beat and 1985’s Mr. Wright, which featured the R&B hit single Who Do You Love.

Wright also co-wrote and sang with La La on We’ll Keep Strivin.

He recorded with Cameo, Bobby Brown, Pieces of a Dream, and Charles Earland, among others.

Wright is survived by his mother, Flack, the iconic soul singer behind the hit singles The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Feel Like Makin’ Love, Where Is the Love and The Closer I Get. to You .

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