Rock and Pop Star Deaths in 2019

Tedeschi Trucks Band (Kofi Burnbridge sitting at left)

Kofi Burbridge

Band: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Derek Trucks Band

Position: keyboardist, flautist

Died: Feb. 15

Cause of death: cardiac arrest

Age: 57

Distinctions: Along with his bassist brother Oteil, he was a mainstay in the jam-band world, performing with Trucks' bands and guesting with the Allman Brothers on many occasions. In 2010, he co-founded Tedeschi Trucks Band. They scored a Grammy for Best Blues Album (for Revelator) in 2012.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.