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Chuck Mangione's Bandmates Die in Fatal Crash

2/13/2009 3:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Chuck MangioneTwo members of Chuck Mangione's band were among those who died in the plane crash in Buffalo last night.

A publicist for the famous jazz musician identified the band members as Gerry Niewood and Coleman Mellett. Through a rep, Mangione said, "I'm in shock over the horrible, heartbreaking tragedy."

The band was supposed to play a show in Buffalo tonight. That show has been canceled.

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