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Cleveland’s Iconic “Sax Man” Dies At 65!

20 April 2018 MXO Entertainment News, R.I.P. No Comment


By Meredith Garretson

Posted April 20th 2018



Maurice Reedus Jr., the street musician whose saxophone playing was a downtown Cleveland staple, has died at age 65. His family said Reedus, the subject of a 2014 documentary film called “The Sax Man,” died in his East Side apartment over the weekend. His death stills the lonely wail that greeted a generation of theater-goers at Playhouse Square and sports fans outside Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena. ideastream’s Rick Jackson offers this appreciation of Cleveland’s favorite busker.

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