Ben Harper and the Harmless Criminals bassist Juan Nelson handed away on Thursday on the age of 62. His explanation for loss of life is unknown right now.
Harper broke the information to followers through a tribute on Twitter. “Beloved husband, father, musical genius, BHIC band member of 27 years, and the best man I’ve ever recognized. It’s close to unattainable for me to place phrases to this ache and loss. Relaxation In Glory our beloved Reverend Juan,” he wrote.
Nelson was born on Aug. 24, 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and his household moved to California within the ’60s. He fell in love with music as a toddler and purchased his first bass for $70 as a young person. Nelson performed his first present with Harper on April 30, 1994 at Nick’s Caffé Trevi in Claremont, California and immediately turned an integral a part of the band for 27 years. Except for taking part in bass, Nelson was additionally a producer, composer, and songwriter. He has writing credit on tracks off 1995’s Struggle for Your Thoughts, 2003’s Diamonds on the Inside, 2006’s Each Sides of the Gun, and 2007’s Lifeline.
Along with Harper, Nelson additionally carried out and recorded with plenty of different artists together with Huge Recommendation, Vesta Williams, All For One, Brenda Russell, Al Wilson, Freddy Jackson, Tower of Energy, Yanni, Sunny Inexperienced, Joel, Neal Larson, Eric McFadden, Charles Wright, Piers Faccini, Victor Rocha.
Nelson is survived by his spouse Kathy and kids, Damion, Preston, Jeremy and Naisha Nelson, in addition to his daughters in regulation Ali and Sharizma and grandchildren Esscense, Deja, Gaylen and Jailei.
In lieu of flowers the household arrange a GoFundMe web page to assist with instant bills, together with remaining medical payments. Go to the GoFundMe web page here.