Phynjuar Saunders Thomas is well known as a wife of late Dennis Thomas aka Dennis ‘Dee Tee’ Thomas was an actor, composer, and Co-founder of Kool & The Gang has died at the age of 70 on Saturday 7th Aug 2021 in his sleep, the cause for the death is not known. The spokesperson said in a statement “An original member of Kool & the Gang, Dennis was known as the quintessential cool cat in the group, loved for his hip clothes and hats, and his laid-back demeanor,” added, “A huge personality while also an extremely private person, Dennis was the alto saxophone player, flutist, percussionist as well as master of ceremonies at the band’s shows.” Following the news of Dennis ‘Dee Tee’ Thomas, tributes began pouring in online for the composer, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user wrote “Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, alto sax player, flutist, and percussionist and a founding member of Kool & the Gang, has died at the age of 70. Jungle Boogie, Hollywood Swinging, Ladies’ Night, Celebration, Get Down on It, Joanna, Misled, Cherish are all classics, and he will be missed.” Another wrote “I had the good fortune of getting to play with Kool and the Gang in performance three weeks ago. What a thrill that was. Seeing the crowd (approx 3,000) come together as one to listen and cheer was fantastic. I’m so sorry for the loss of their bandmate and friend.” While another said, “R.I.P. Dee Tee, now doing the Jungle Boogie in heaven and dancing to the funk beat with the angels.”
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Phynjuar Saunders Thomas is well known as the wife of late Dennis Thomas, who was well known as an actor, composer, and Co-founder of Kool & The Gang. At his band, he served as a flutist, percussionist, alto saxophone player, and master of ceremonies at the group’s shows. He was well known for The Nutty Professor (1996), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), and Nick of Time (1995). He was one of the seven teens who helped form the New Jersey band, which is famous in 1964 for its blend of soul, jazz, and funk. In a long Instagram post, Kool & the Gang’s Instagram posted and wrote, “On August 7, 2021, Dennis Thomas (known as “Dee Tee”), beloved husband, father, and a co-founder of Kool & the Gang, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 70 in New Jersey. Dennis was born on February 9, 1951, in Orlando, Florida. He was married to Phynjuar Saunders Thomas and was a long-time resident of Montclair, NJ. An original member of Kool & the Gang, Dennis was known as the quintessential cool cat in the group, loved for his hip clothes and hats, and his laid-back demeanor. A huge personality while also an extremely private person, Dennis was the alto saxophone player, flutist, percussionist as well as master of ceremonies at the band’s shows. Dennis’ prologue featured on the group’s 1971 hit, “Who’s Gonna Take the Weight” is legendary and an example of his showmanship. Dee Tee was the group’s wardrobe stylist who made sure they always looked fresh. In the band’s early days, Dennis also served as the “budget hawk”, carrying the group’s earnings in a paper bag in the bell of his horn. Dubbed “the opening of America” by CNN, Kool & the Gang kicked off the 2021 season of the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on the 4th of July. Sadly, this was Dennis’ farewell appearance with the band.”
Phynjuar Saunders Thomas is in her mid-’60s was born in the USA. Talking about her parents, we do not have much information regarding them. However, we will keep you updated very soon.
Phynjuar Saunders Thomas was married to Dennis Thomas who was well known as an actor, composer, and Co-founder of Kool & The Gang. The couple is blessed with a daughter Tuesday Rankin and sons named David Thomas and Devin Thomas.
The estimated Net Worth of Phynjuar Saunders Thomas is around $500K USD.
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