Musician Deathwatch

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Oh boy, I’m waaaay behind on these at the moment.

This week we bid farewell to the following members of the musical community:

:: Joseph Shikany Rock guitarist and bassist
:: LeRoi Moore Rock saxophonist
:: Jerry Finn Record producer
:: Isaac Hayes Soul and funk singer and songwriter
:: Lou Teicher Easy listening pianist
:: Horst Stein Conductor
:: Donald Angle Harpsichordist
:: Wendo Kolosoy ‘Rumba congolaise’ singer
:: Earl Nelson Rhythm and blues singer
:: Harris Wulfson Composer
:: Michael Berniker Record producer
:: Joe Beck Jazz guitarist
:: Hiram Bullock Jazz-rock guitarist
:: Johnny Griffin Jazz saxophonist
:: Hugh Mendl Producer at Decca Records
:: Erik Darling Singer-songwriter and folk musician
:: Nicola Rescigno Conductor and co-founder of the Lyric Opera of Chicago
:: Tauno Marttinen Composer
:: Gerald Wiggins Jazz pianist
:: Norman Dello Joio Composer
:: Patricia Zander Pianist
:: Artie Traum Folk guitarist and songwriter
:: Franz Jackson Jazz saxophonist
:: Raymond Lefevre Easy listening arranger, composer, conductor
:: Joseph E. Fields Conductor, composer and pianist
:: Jo Stafford Easy listening singer
:: Jamelão Samba singer
:: Colin Cooper Climax Blues Band singer
:: Stig Olin Swedish actor, director and composer
:: Bobby Durham Jazz drummer
:: Ronnie Mathews Jazz pianist
:: Angel Tavira Mexican folk violinist
:: Margaret Kitchin Concert pianist
:: Edgar Vincent PR man to opera stars
:: Leonard Pennario Classical pianist and bridge master
:: Dave Carpenter Jazz bassist
:: Daihachi Oguchi Japanese drummer
:: Ira Tucker Gospel singer with the Dixie Hummingbirds
:: Cliff Hall Folk singer with The Spinners
:: Nick Sanderson Post-punk singer
:: Jerry Wallace Country-pop singer
:: Bill Reichenbach Jazz drummer
:: Danny Davis Bandleader and trumpeter
:: Nat Temple Clarinettist and bandleader
:: Saban Bajramovic Romany singer
:: Bill Finegan Big band arranger
:: Bill Bolick Hillbilly mandolin player
:: Jerry Cole Surf guitarist and songwriter
:: Earle H. Hagen TV composer and jazz trombonist
:: Alton Kelley Rock poster designer
:: Hugh Jarrett Doowop singer
:: Richard ‘Dick’ Rodgers Folklorist and musician
:: Campbell Burnap Jazz trombonist and broadcaster
:: Alexander Courage Composer of Star Trek theme
:: Esbjorn Svensson Jazz pianist and composer
:: Bo Diddley Rhythm ‘n’ blues guitarist

Rest in Peace.

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