What’s Pat Fish Jazz Butcher’s Cause of Sudden Death at 64? — US day News

4 min readOct 6, 2021

Unfortunately, a member of the band “The Jazz Butcher” passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Fans wonder what’s Pat Fish Jazz Butcher’s cause of sudden death at the age of 64.

His collaborator and lead guitarist Max Eider confirmed his death news, writing: “Very sad to announce that my old friend Pat Fish died suddenly but peacefully on Tuesday evening. Pat rocked my world in every way, and his death leaves a big hole in my life and in my memory, much of which was only stored in his outsized brain. Goodbye mate, and thanks for everything. I’m going to miss you. Max x”

Although there is no official information through Pat Fish Jazz Butcher’s cause of death, on Sunday, October 3, Pat Fish was scheduled to perform a web concert. The musician not appeared live to inform his audience because he was not feeling well.

For an explanation about his health, it is reported that he had been suffering from sleep apnea.

Pat Fish Jazz Butcher’s Cause of Death May Relate to Health Issue

Pat Fish Jazz Butcher’s cause of death has not been revealed yet, but he reportedly had been battling poor health for a time. However, US day News doesn’t confirm or refuse this reason for his death, but we are waiting for more official information, so stay with us.

Patrick Huntrods, known as Pat Fish, reminisced about growing up in an era where “the Bonzo Dog Band appeared on children’s television, Syd Barrett was on Top of the Pops, and the Adult World was represented in shows like The Avengers and The Prisoner.”

Pat moved early in his life to Northampton and studied Classics at Merton College, Oxford, graduating in 1980. He ended up traveling down a musical path, forming different bands such as:

Some records like Bloody Nonsense and Distressed Gentlefolk became college radio staples in North America before releasing a series of albums for Creation Records between 1988 and 1995.

The Jazz Butcher debuted in Oxford on February 20, 1982, with Alice Thompson (The Woodentops), Owen Jones, and Max Eider. Pat wrote and released 15 albums of original music, three live albums, and many singles and compilations.

Pat Fish and his Early Life

By the late 1980s, Pat Fish was feeling restricted both by the “Jazz Butcher” name and by guitar pop. Soon after something mysterious, “Black Eg” project started. It is an album of ambient dance music around synthesizers and samples, was released by Creation in 1991, purporting to be the work of one Karel von Dammerung of Vienna. The Black Eg themselves made their live debut on June 1, 1994, at Soundshaft in London.

In the early 1990s, Pat diversified his activities in other ways. Fish produced at least one record, the single “Lost at Sea” by 13 Frightened Girls, which was recorded in 1990. He appeared on recordings by other bands, contributing a flute solo to 1991 “I Love You” and guitar and organ on 1995 The Blue Aeroplanes’ Rough Music.

Pat Fish had formed a new band with other Northampton-based musicians by 1996. The band had their live debut in London on March 11, 1997. Pat was a guitarist, their sound was built far more around sequencers, and the rhythms were more dance-orientated. Their first and only album, This is Sumo, was released on January 26, 1998.

Reactions to Pat Fish’s Death

Several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites following this tragic news.

One of his fans tweeted: “Pat Fish — one of my favorite songwriters and favorite people in the world. I feel very fortunate to have spent many evenings in his company (including quite a few I can’t remember much about).”

An online user wrote: “A great cover of a great song. I was sad to hear about the passing of Pat Fish. I stumbled across The Jazz Butcher in high school thanks to a few cool friends and later had a fun conversation with Pat at Gabe’s in Iowa City when I was in grad school.”

Another tweeted: “Sad to hear of the death of Pat Fish. As well as making marvellous music as the Jazz Butcher, I’ll always remember him as the co-host of brilliant 3 am -in-the-Yorkshire-TV-region indie music show Transmission around 1989–90. RIP.”

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We are eagerly waiting to get your words if you have more information. More information will be updated as we receive it. You can read about other celebrities’ life and career till death in the celebrity death section.

Originally published at https://usdaynews.com on October 6, 2021.




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