Derrick McIntyre death, British bassist passed away in a car accident

Derrick McIntyre died in a car accident last night. (Source: Facebook)
Derrick McIntyre died in a car accident last night. (Source: Facebook)


In a tragic loss for the music community, Derrick McIntyre, one of London’s finest bass players, has passed away in a car accident. His untimely death has left a void in the hearts of many, echoing through the realms of music where his talent and passion resonated deeply.

Derrick McIntyre passed away in a car accident

Derrick McIntyre, a revered figure in the music scene, tragically lost his life in a car accident. The circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation, leaving many questions unanswered. As authorities work diligently to unravel the events leading to his untimely demise, friends, fans, and colleagues are left grappling with shock and disbelief.

McIntyre’s contributions to the world of music, particularly as a distinguished bass player, have left an indelible mark, making his sudden departure all the more poignant. We are committed to providing updates as soon as additional information becomes available, as we collectively mourn the loss of a beloved talent.

Who was Derrick McIntyre?

Derrick McIntyre, a multifaceted artist of extraordinary talent, served the world of music not only as a freelance bass player but also as a versatile writer and arranger. His impressive career spanned a diverse range of musical genres, making him a sought-after collaborator across the industry.

His notable contributions extended to the global stage, where he embarked on memorable tours with iconic figures such as Roy Ayers, The Jazz Crusaders, and the legendary Cliff Richard.

Derrick’s musical journey also included sharing the stage with international sensations like the French superstar Patricia Kaas, the groundbreaking Imagination, the soulful Mica Paris, and the incomparable Melba Moore, among many others.

In the studio, Derrick left an indelible mark on numerous records and albums, showcasing his exceptional bass-playing skills and musical ingenuity. His collaborative efforts resonated in the iconic Jamiroquai album “Dynamite,” adding depth and groove to the band’s distinctive sound.

McIntyre’s bass lines also graced works by acclaimed artists such as Beverly Knight, Will Young, Emily Sandé, and John Newman, further solidifying his legacy as a versatile and highly respected musician.

Community in Grief

The news of Derrick McIntyre’s passing has reverberated through the community, prompting an outpouring of grief and heartfelt condolences on social media, particularly on Facebook. Friends, colleagues, and fans alike have united in mourning the loss of this extraordinary musician, expressing their profound sympathies and sharing memories that highlight the indelible impact Derrick had on their lives.

JC Bentley wrote: “Devastated by the sudden death of one of our finest Bass players Derrick Mcintyre this morning in a car accident. You will be missed by so many & thank you for your incredible contribution to music. RIP 🙏

Light of The World Band wrote: “We’re so sorry to hear about the passing of Derrick McIntyre. It’s always difficult to lose someone with whom you’ve shared memorable moments and experiences.Derrick made a significant impact on LOTW and helped us along our musical journey. The photos taken together hold cherished memories.During times like these, it’s important to remember and celebrate the positive contributions and the warmth that Derrick brought into all our lives. Our thoughts are with Derrick’s family during this difficult time. May his memory live on through the music and the moments we shared. If there’s anything specific you’d like to discuss or share, please feel free to let us know. Bless him he’s been taken up stairs❤️💜💚🤎

Brooksy’s Bass Corner wrote: “Just heard some terrible news that a late-night car accident has taken the life of bassist Derrick McIntyre. He was a monster player, check out his CV/Discog for proof of that. Never met him but I seriously admired his playing. RIP sir”

Derrick McIntyre’s diverse musical journey stands as a testament to his remarkable talent, leaving behind a rich legacy that will continue to inspire and resonate within the realms of music for years to come.


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