Phynjuar Saunders Thomas is the wife of Dennis Thomas.
Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, a founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang, has died. He was known for classics like Celebration and Get Down On It.
Thomas was a percussionist, flute, and alto sax player. He was the band’s master of ceremonies during their shows, and his most recent appearance with them was on July 4th at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Thomas, who was born in Orlando, Florida on February 9, 1951, was most recognized for his prologue on the band’s 1971 smash Who’s Gonna Take the Weight.
He was the group’s wardrobe stylist and was known for his trendy clothing and headgear. According to the allegation, he used to be their “budget hawk,” transporting their earnings in a paper bag stuffed into the bell of his horn.
Dennis Thomas was 70 years old and his wife Phynjuar Saunders Thomas is around 63-65 years old.
The couple has 1 daughter named Tuesday Rankin and 2 sons named David Thomas and Devin Thomas.
Phynjuar Saunders Thomas And Dennis Thomas
Dennis Thomas is survived by are his wife, Phynjuar Saunders Thomas.
According to the statement, he used to be their budget hawk, transporting their profits in a paper bag placed into the bell of his horn.
Seven young friends, initially known as the Jazziacs, created the group’s unique blend of jazz, soul, and funk in 1964.
R.I.P Dennis Thomas, who sadly passed away in his sleep at the age of 70. “Dee Tee” would unite with brothers Robert “Kool” and Ronald Bell to create funk band Kool & the Gang in 1964. The long-standing saxophonist would go onto enjoy a career that nearly spanned 60 years. pic.twitter.com/IcG9f66iDG
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