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Alto Reed, saxophone player of Bob Seger’s band, dead at 72

Alto Reed, saxophone player of Bob Seger’s band, dead at 72
Alto Reed, whose muscular performances on saxophone helped power Bob Seger’s Silver Bullet Band across decades, died Wednesday morning. He was 72.

Reed died with his family at his side after a battle with colon cancer, Seger said in a statement.(Larry Marano/Getty Images) “He was amazing,” Seger said in the statement.“Our hearts are deeply broken by this enormous loss, but also filled with gratitude as we reflect on his legacy and how incredibly lucky we’ve been to get to call such a special guy dad,” his daughters said in a statement published by the Detroit Free Press.Most Read In his statement, Seger said that “audiences roared every time” Reed played his parts.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> Alto Reed, whose muscular performances on saxophone helped power Bob Seger’s Silver Bullet Band across almost five decades, died Wednesday morning.Alto Reed plays saxophone.

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