Exploring The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records Volumes 1 & 2 at Yale University

Jack is pleased to announce that he will be participating in a special roundtable discussion exploring volumes 1 & 2 of The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records 1917-1932 at Yale University’s Battell Chapel in New Haven, CT on October 28th at 6pm. Dean Blackwood, Scott Blackwood, Adia Victoria, Greil Marcus and Daphne Brooks will also be joining the discussion. The event is free and open to the public. Visit yale.edu for more information.

Ikey Owens Update

The coroner has determined that Ikey Owens died from a heart attack the morning of October 14th at approximately 4 am. The only drugs found in his room were a small amount of marijuana.

Ikey, born Isaiah Randolph Owens was a GRAMMY award winning artist best known for his work with Jack White, the Mars Volta, De Facto and Free Moral Agents, among others. He was a beloved member of the music community as well as his hometown of Long Beach, CA.

We Love You, Ikey

It is with great sadness that we tell the world of the passing of the incredible musician Isaiah “Ikey” Owens. He will be missed and loved forever by his family, friends, bandmates and fans.

Ikey Owens was an astounding keyboard player in Jack White’s backing band. He also played with Mars Volta, Free Moral Agents, and many other projects.

Out of respect for Ikey, the remaining shows of the Jack White Tour in Mexico have been cancelled.

We will all miss you Ikey. You were and are an incredible artist.