An urgent notice on David S. Ware's health has been circulated through the music world by his manager Steven Joerg. The tenor saxophonist needs to find a kidney donor.
David S. Ware was diagnosed with kidney failure in 1999 and has survived on regular dialysis since then. While difficult, he has been able to travel and perform his music undiminished since then. But after nine years this treatment is no longer working, and a kidney transplant is the only viable option for his survival.
Although a number of friends and family members have offered to give him one of their kidneys, they have all been disqualified due to health reasons or not having David's blood type, O.
Some basic requirements for viable donors are that they must be under 60 years of age, do not have diabetes or high blood pressure, are in general good health, and have blood type O (either O+ or O- is fine).
Willing and able potential donors should please get in touch with us as soon as possible:
Steven Joerg / David S. Ware management
telephone: 718 854 2387