Oklahoma Singer-songwriter Jake Flint died in his sleep after his wedding, leaving his new bride shattered and heartbroken.
The 37-year-old musician died Saturday night. The cause of death has not yet been determined.
Flint and Brenda exchanged their wedding vows Saturday night at a remote homestead between Claremore and Owasso near Tulsa.
But a few hours later the groom tragically fell asleep. oklahoman report.
Brenda said on Tuesday, “We should have taken our wedding photos, but instead we have to choose an outfit for burying my husband.
“My heart is gone and I really need him back. I can’t take any more. I need him here.”
Jake Flint, 37, and his girlfriend Brenda (pictured) got married on Saturday night at a secluded homestead between Claremore and Owasso near Tulsa.
Shock and grief were evident in Oklahoma’s music community Monday as word of Flint’s sudden and untimely death spread.
Brenda said on Tuesday, “We should have photographed the wedding, but instead have to choose clothes to bury my husband.” I need him.I can’t take more.I need him here.”
Word of his sudden and untimely death spread through the Oklahoma music community on Monday, revealing shock and grief.
Cliff Doyal, Flint’s longtime publicist, confirmed the news of the singer’s death, the news outlet reported.
“He was not only a client, but a dear friend and a very nice guy. , I think because he had a great sense of humor, he made everyone laugh and made everyone feel welcome,” Doyal said.
“He was an ambassador for Oklahoma Red Dirt Music.”
Flint’s manager, Brenda Klein, announced his passing in a social media post.
“Broken hearted and deeply saddened, we have to announce the tragic passing of Jake Flint,” Klein wrote. I can’t comment on what I can’t handle.”
It was raining on their wedding day, but the weather didn’t cool the couple’s spirits as they said “I’ll do it” in front of all their friends and family.
Mike Hosty, the one-man band from Norman, Oklahoma who played at the wedding, told local news. I put a lot of carpet on top of the mud and I took two pieces of 3 and a quarter inch plywood and set it up and it was on the ground and that was my stage. ?”said. And I said, ‘Jake, that’s perfect. Plywood and flatbed trailers are where I shine.
He said: “I still have mud in my old van…but it was just a fun wedding. And what happened is just a tragedy.”
The couple (pictured) were in the process of photographing their wedding as they hoped to spend the rest of their lives together.
A couple kisses at a wedding on Saturday night in Oklahoma
Flint’s manager Brenda Klein was overcome with grief and shock when she broke the heartbreaking news Sunday night in a social media post
Red Dirt singer-songwriter Flint hails from rural Mounds, Oklahoma.
Born in 1985, Flint grew up in the oil boom town of Holdenville in southeastern Oklahoma, the son of a wildcat oilman and a hardworking mother of two.
According to his bio, he was transplanted to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where Jake says he’s always been “an urban outcast country kid.”
Jake’s father was a music lover, and along with various Texas singer/songwriters such as Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle and John Prine, John Denver, James Taylor and Dire Straits. raised him in
Jake couldn’t fit in as a city kid, so he tagged along with his big sister’s crowd and got a ton of ’90s grunge rock from Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Foo Fighters.
He was also exposed to the Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Gaster, David Gray, or whatever he heard from his sister’s room.
Jake first started playing music when his father was diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, which prevented him from interacting physically with his son.
Concerned about not being able to play sports with Jake, his father asked some of his best friends for life to teach him how to play the guitar and take him to a local bluegrass festival. . Jake discovered his love for bluegrass music and soon transitioned into jamming his bands such as Fish, Strings, Cheese, Incident, Bella, Fleck & The Flecktones. It was at this time that Jake was inspired to write his own music, his bio said.
Jake’s next musical phase was the discovery of songwriters hailing from the Texas and Oklahoma music scenes past and present. Tom Skinner, Bob Childers, Borland, Canada, McClure, Chris Knight, to name a few. It was here that Jake found inspiration for his music and launched his own singer/songwriter career.
His website shares that Jake recently wrote and recorded his first record produced by Mike McClure at Boohatch Studios in Ada, Oklahoma. The record is similar in musical style to Great Divide and Cross Canadian Ragweed, as Jake intended. With the help of Mike McClure and his bandmate Taylor Reed, Whiskey Myers’ John Knudson, and Jake’s best friend Cody Woody, they played every instrument on the record.
Jake admits that he has gone through many ups and downs in his life, including losing his father during his childhood. He speaks openly and frankly about loving, hating, gaining, losing, experimenting, witnessing, preaching, sinning, breaking the law, paying consequences, and all of these things. He claims to be drifting through life while writing.
Jake has performed solo acoustic performances and performed with his band throughout Oklahoma, Texas, and surrounding states. His new single ‘What’s Your Name’ and his sophomore ‘Self-Titled’ studio His album will be released on February 15, 2020 to Texas and Oklahoma radio and all digital media his outlets .
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