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Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr. November 14, 1934 – April 1, 2020

Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr. November 14, 1934 – April 1, 2020 was an American jazz pianist and educator. Active since the late 1940s, Marsalis came to greater attention in the 1980s and 1990s as the patriarch of a musical family, … Continue reading

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Wallace Roney May 25, 1960 – March 31, 2020

Wallace Roney (May 25, 1960 – March 31, 2020) was an American jazz (hard bop and post-bop) trumpeter. Roney took lessons from Clark Terry and Dizzy Gillespie and studied with Miles Davis from 1985 until the latter’s death in 1991. … Continue reading

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James Edward Heath October 25, 1926 – January 19, 2020

James Edward Heath (October 25, 1926 – January 19, 2020), nicknamed Little Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger and big band leader. He was the brother of bassist Percy Heath and drummer Albert Heath.

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Douglas Lubahn (December 20, 1947 – November 20, 2019

Douglas Lubahn (December 20, 1947 – November 20, 2019) was an American psychedelic rock and jazz rock bassist who played with internationally famous bands. Lubahn was a founding member of the band Clear Light in 1966, His work is featured … Continue reading

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