13:28 30 October 2012
US soul jazz singer Terry Callier has died aged 67. The news was confirmed by record label Mr Bongo, who Terry worked with on six albums between 2001 and 2009.
Callier, who started his singing career at the age of 17, died in hospital in Chicago according to reports.
His funeral is set for November 3rd, and is understood will take place at his home city. Reportedly, a memorial is being planned for London, and the date is yet to be announced.
Several musicians and fans took to social network site Twitter to pay tributes to the jazz and soul musician.
Tim Burgess of The Charlatans posted: “The world has lost another beautiful voice. Rest in peace Terry Callier.”
Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody posted a video of Callier's track Ordinary Joe, saying: “Terry Callier RIP. A great soul-folk legend. A sad day.”
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