Jon Clarke Dies

Multi-instrumentalist Jon Clarke, an original member of Loggins & Messina‘s band, reportedly died at his home of kidney cancer in Kauai, Hawaii, June 10th.

Clarke toured and recorded with the group through the 1970s, and plays the saxophone solo in “Your Momma Don’t Dance.”

He spent years as a studio musician (including the soundtrack for “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” and several others) and had a 17-year run as a member of the orchestra for the Academy Awards.