Blind since early childhood, Jeff Healey’s guitar playing virtuosity and soulful voice saw him rise to prominence in the entertainment world in the late 1980’s selling millions of albums worldwide. For over two decades, Jeff would go on to enjoy both a successful rock/blues career and a wonderful jazz music career as well. Grammy nominee and Juno award winner, he was a radio personality, a jazz historian and world famous record collector (owning a collection of 1920’s and ‘30’s jazz 78s that would ultimately top out at over 30,000 records). Jeff Healey passed away from cancer at the age of 41 in March of 2008.