Aaron Spears, a world-renowned session drummer, clinician, and instructor, died at the age of 47. Jessica Spears announced the news earlier today (30 October) via a social media post on Spears’ accounts, just four days after he celebrated his birthday.
Drummer Aaron Spears’ cause of death remains unknown, with sources speculating a heart attack or complications from diabetes. His family however have remained lip-tight tight of his official cause of death as they await autopsy results.
“It is with a heavy heart and overwhelming sadness that I share the news of the passing of my beloved husband, Aaron Spears”, Jessica writes.
“Aaron was not only an incredibly accomplished drummer admired by many for his unparalleled talent and passion for music, but he was also a devoted father to our precious son, August.
“His love, guidance, and warmth were the pillars of our family, and his absence leaves a void that words cannot describe. We were blessed to have him in our lives, and his legacy will live on through the beautiful rhythms he created and the love that he shared with us.
“We appreciate all the thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Please remember Aaron for the incredible person he was and the amazing music he brought into our world. At this time we ask for privacy as we work our way through this.”Aaron Spears/IG
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