FACT are reporting that the incredibly talented composer and pianist Austin Peralta has passed away aged just 22.

Despite his young age, Peralta managed to work with the likes of Ron Carter, Buster Williams, Chick Corea and Omar Hakim. He also released his Endless Planets LP through Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label, and assisted the likes of Erykah Badu, Flying Lotus, The Cinematic Orchestra and Jaga Jazzist.

No news regarding the cause of his death quite yet, but the world has certainly lost one hell of a talent today.

Update: Brainfeeder have posted a tribute to Peralta, which we recommend you check out (here).