OLD SAYBROOK, CT (CelebrityAccess) — Jim Mouradian, longtime bassist for Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters passed away on January 14th.
According to a statement released by his publicist, Mouradian suffered a heart attack after he and the band performed a show at The Kate in Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Ronnie Earl’s management posted the following statement yesterday on Facebook:
“We are devastated to share the passing of our dear brother Jimmy Jim Mouradian of a massive heart attack last night following our show at The KATE. Jim was a man we all loved who exuded compassion, joy, faith, and gratitude for every person he met and every note he played. Please keep his wife Michele and his entire family in your prayers. We will update you when we hear of plans to celebrate his life – Debbie on behalf of all of us in the band.”
Mouradian had been the bassist for the Broadcasters since 2000, but was also an internationally recognized luthier and co-owner of the Mouradian Guitar Company in Winchester, MA. As a luthier, Mouradian constructed several bass guitars for a number of professional players, including Chris Squire of the progressive rock group Yes. – Staff Writers