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PASSINGS: Chi Cheng, Errol Mann, George Jackson, Sir Colin Davis
PASSINGS: Chi Cheng, Errol Mann, George Jackson, Sir Colin Davis

Chi Cheng Deftones bassist injured in car crash Chi Cheng, 42, the bassist for the Grammy-winning rock band the Deftones, died Saturday at a Sacramento hospital from injuries he suffered in an automobile crash more than four years ago. His mother, Jeanne Marie Cheng, announced his death on the website One Love for Chi that had been set up to support him. In 2001, Cheng and his bandmates received a Grammy Award for best metal performance. He was a "powerful bassist who was larger than life on stage," according to a statement released this week by the Recording Academy, the organization that presents the Grammys. "Although the group's early years were more heavy metal-based," the...

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