There has been a sad demise of Dennis Thomas who is famously known as Dee Tee is the founding member of the long-running band naming Kool & the Gang who is known for their amazing hits such as “celebration” and “get down on it”. He was at the age of 70 at the time of his demise, he died peacefully on Saturday in New Jersey, he was a resident of Montclair which is according to the statement which has been given by a representative.
How Did Dennis Thomas Dies?
The news of his death was announced by the band on their official Facebook handle, the statement went this way, he was an original member of Kool & the Gang, he was known as the quintessential cat and was stated to be pretty cool, he has always been loved for his hip hats and clothes, they further stated, he was one of the huge personalities and was also someone who loved his private space, he also played the flute, saxophone, he was also a percussionist and was also a master when it comes to ceremonies which the band used to perform.
he was also the wardrobe stylist for the band and he has always made sure that the band is looking dapper and fresh every time they stepped on the stage and when we talk about the early days, he also used look at the budget and used to carry out the financial operations of the band.
Dennis Thomas Cause of Death
He was born on 9th February 1951 in Florida in Orlando, Thomas was known for his prologues when it comes to the 1971 hits, he has been known for his fresh and dapper clothes when it comes to hats and clothes, he has also been the wardrobe stylist for the group.
The band was created in the year 1964, the band was created by 7 teen friends and it has to be said, they were a unique band when we talk about jazz, the first-named themselves as Jazziacs, they went through several names afterward and then finally decided to keep the name as Kool & the Gang in the year 1969, the other founder of the group are Robert and Ronald Bell.
The band has earned two Grammy awards and has won 7 American Music Awards which is a huge achievement, they were also honored in the year 2014 with the lifetime achievement awards by Soul train.