Andrew Woolfolk, a longtime saxophone participant for Earth, Wind & Hearth, died on Sunday after a six-year battle with an undisclosed sickness. He was 71.
His dying was introduced Tuesday by one other founding member of the band, Philip Bailey, on Instagram.
Woolfolk, identified for his high-intensity model of play on the sax, Woolfolk carried Earth, Wind & Hearth by way of a few of their most beloved songs, together with “Let’s Groove,” “After the Love Has Gone” and “September.”
In February 2016, lead singer and founding member of the band Maurice White died of Parkinson’s illness at age 74.