Guitar legend Jeff Beck dies aged 78 

( video news report by Loudwire)

Jeff Beck has died, at the age of 78. The rock guitarist died on Tuesday (10 January) after “suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis”. Beck’s representative confirmed the news in a statement (via Variety), writing: “On behalf of his family, it is with deep and profound sadness that we share the news of Jeff Beck’s passing. After suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis, he peacefully passed away yesterday. “His family ask for privacy while they process this tremendous loss.” Beck recently completed a tour supporting 18, his album with Johnny Depp.