Musician Deathwatch

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

:: Ted Jarrett Musician, label-owner and producer
:: Steve Dullaghan Bassist for the Primitives
:: Nancy Overton Singer for the Chordettes
:: Tam Paton Bay City Rollers manager
:: Nick Bertocci Jazz clarinettist and bandleader
:: Dan Seals Soft-rock singer-songwriter
:: Bud Shank Jazz saxophonist
:: Erland von Koch Composer
:: Maurice Jarre Film composer
:: Uriel Jones Motown drummer
:: Anthony A. Mitchell Conductor
:: Archie Green Folklorist
:: Joseph Bloch Pianist and teacher
:: Willie King Blues singer and guitarist
:: Geoffrey Crankshaw Music critic
:: Ernie Ashworth Country singer
:: Hank Locklin Country singer
:: Schuyler Chapin Impresario and manager of the New York Metropolitan Opera
:: Lukas Foss Composer
:: Mansour Rahbani Lebanese composer, musician and producer
:: Max Neuhaus Percussionist and sound sculptor
:: Molly Bee Country singer
:: Danny Dill Country songwriter and guitarist
:: Page Cavanaugh Jazz pianist and singer
:: Richard Van Allan Opera singer and director
:: Coleman Mellett Jazz guitarist
:: Gerry Niewood Jazz saxophonist
:: Sam Taylor Blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and whistler
:: Dave Dee Pop singer
:: Snooks Eaglin R&B singer and guitarist
:: Ron Asheton Stooges guitarist
:: Susanna Foster Singer and actress
:: Tessa Bonner Early music singer
:: Tom Brumley Steel guitarist
:: Tony Osborne Pop composer and arranger
:: Veronika Dudarova Conductor
:: Victor Lewis Jazz bandleader, guitarist and agent
:: Vincent Ford Reggae songwriter
:: Wannes van de Velde Musician and poet
:: Jon Hager Half of musical comedy duo
:: ‘Cachaito’ Lopez Buena Vista Social Club bassist
:: George Steiner Violinist
:: Billy Powell Keyboard player with Lynyrd Skynyrd
:: Blossom Dearie Singer-songwriter
:: John Cephas Blues singer and guitarist
:: Tom O’Horgan Broadway director
:: Butch Baldassari Mandolin player
:: Charles Camilleri Composer
:: Christopher Raeburn Record producer
:: Claude Jeter Gospel singer
:: Clint Ballard Jnr Songwriter
:: Betty Freeman Photographer of the composers
:: Angela Morley Composer and arranger
:: Lux Interior Cramps singer
:: Chick Hall Country guitarist
:: David ‘Fathead’ Newman Jazz saxophonist
:: Chuck Bennett Rock bassist
:: Delaney Bramlett Guitarist and singer-songwriter
:: Derek Wadsworth Trombonist
:: Dewey Martin Drummer for Buffalo Springfield
:: Eartha Kitt Singer and actress
:: Louie Bellson Jazz drummer
:: Estelle Bennett Singer with the Ronettes
:: Freddie Hubbard Jazz trumpeter
:: Gary Kurfirst Punk manager
:: George Perle Composer and theorist
:: Hank Crawford Big band saxophonist
:: Hazel Bowen Orchestral violinist
:: Ian Carr Jazz trumpeter
:: Irving Bush Trumpet player
:: Israel Horowitz Record producer and columnist
:: Joe Cuba Bandleader and conga player
:: John McCarthy Thrash rock singer
:: John Martyn Folk and jazz guitarist
:: John McGlinn Conductor and historian of musicals
:: Kelly Groucutt Bass player with the Electric Light Orchestra
:: Kofi Ghanaba Afro-jazz drummer
:: Kurt Demmler Pop and rock lyricist

Rest in Peace.


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