Jazz Summers passes away after long-term illness

Tom Pakinkis

Legendary manager Jazz Summers passed away last night after battling lung cancer for over two years.

Jazz managed Wham!, Lisa Stansfield, Soul II Soul, The Verve, Badly Drawn Boy, Snow Patrol, Klaxons, La Roux, Scissor Sisters and London Grammar among many others.

His artists have sold over sixty million albums and seventy two million singles around the world including over one hundred Top 40 hits in the past forty years.  

In a statement, the MMF called him "a one-off".


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