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Edie Brickell & New Bohemians’ keyboardist shot dead in Dallas

By M&C News Sep 4, 2007, 19:11 GMT

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians’ keyboardist Jeffrey Albrecht was shot to death on Monday morning in Dallas, Texas. The shooting happened as Albrecht was reportedly attempting to kick in the door of his girlfriend's neighbor, according to police.

Dallas police spokesman Sgt. Gil Cerda has stated the girlfriend’s neighbor thought a burglar was attempting to break into the home and fired a shot through the door. The shooting happened at 4.m. on Monday. Albrecht, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. The shooting is under investigation, and no arrest have been made. It is unclear why Albrecht was at the house.

Albrecht joined New Bohemians in 1999. He was also a member of the Dallas rock band Sorta – where he played keyboard, guitar, and sang.  Albrecht also played with singer/songwriter Paul Simon (Brickell's husband) at a Simon concert in Dallas. He also collaborated with Texas guitarist Charlie Sexton.

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