Isaiah Owens

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Ikey Owens
Ikey Owens in 2008
Background information
Birth name Isaiah Randolph Owens
Born (1975-12-01)December 1, 1975
Origin Long Beach, California, United States
Died October 14, 2014(2014-10-14) (aged 38)
Puebla, Mexico
Genres Progressive rock, experimental rock, jazz, neo-psychedelia, hip-hop, dub, electronica, reggae, ska
Occupations Musician, keyboardist, producer
Instruments Keyboard
Piano
Organ
Tuba
Years active 1996–2014
Associated acts The Mars Volta
Notable instruments
Wurlitzer 200A,
Korg CX-3,
Fender Rhodes MKII,
Roland Synthesizers,
Korg TR Synthesizers,
Hammond B3

Isaiah Randolph "Ikey" Owens (December 1, 1975 - October 14, 2014) was an American keyboardist. He was known for his work with The Mars Volta, Jack White and a variety of bands from the Long Beach music scene.

On October 14, 2014, Owens was found dead in his hotel room in Cholula, Mexico, aged 38.[1] He died of an apparent heart attack.

References[change | change source]

  1. Viveros, Ozair (14 October 2014). "Fallece tecladista de Jack White en hotel Camino Real de Puebla". Periodico Digital. Retrieved 14 October 2014.