Jimmy Scott, 88, jazzman with ethereal voice

June 16, 2014 7:05 AM

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Jimmy Scott, 88, jazzman with ethereal voice

He had battled health problems stemming from a genetic hormone deficiency and had been under the care of a home nurse, said his wife, Jeanie Scott.

His 1992 comeback album All the Way sold only 49,000 copies in the United States but earned him cultlike popularity in Europe and Asia, particularly Japan, where he often sold out performances.

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