British Jazz Drummer Killed In Motorcycle Crash

By Andy Doerschuk Published July 30, 2010

A rising star in the British jazz drumming scene, Chris Dagley was killed in a motorcycle accident in early hours of Wednesday, July 28. He was 39. Dagley reportedly lost control of his motorcycle while driving home on the freeway in White City, London. He was the house drummer at London’s famed jazz venue Ronnie Scott’s, and had previously played with Lionel Richie and Take That. He is survived by his partner and their three children.