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Charleston jazz musician passes away

(Photo: Priscilla Thomas) (Photo: Priscilla Thomas)

The jazz community is mourning the loss of Jack McCray. The downtown Charleston native passed away on Wednesday. 

McCray was a local jazz musician, writer, historian and a driving force in the music scene in Charleston. 

He directed the Charleston jazz orchestra and published a weekly jazz column about local clubs and musicians for the Post and Courier. 

No information has been released on how he died. McCray was 64-years-old.

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