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AMIRI BARAKA 1934-2014

11. January 2014 by james
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JAMES MOODY PASSES…

James Moody, a jazz saxophonist and flutist celebrated for his virtuosity, his versatility and his onstage ebullience, died on Thursday in San Diego. He was 85. Article by Peter Keepnews, 12/10/10 His death, at a hospice, was confirmed by his … Continue reading

13. December 2010 by james
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ABBEY LINCOLN PASSES

FAMED JAZZ SONGSTRESS ABBEY LINCOLN DIES AT HOME AT AGE 80 By Nate Chinen Abbey Lincoln, a singer whose dramatic vocal command and tersely poetic songs made her a singular figure in jazz, died on Saturday in Manhattan. She was … Continue reading

15. August 2010 by james
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FREDDIE HUBBARD (1938-2008)

  The music world suffered a great loss with the passing of Freddie Hubbard, a gifted and highly influential trumpeter. some of my favorite recordings of his playing are: Speak No Evil and The Soothsayer by Wayne Shorter, Mosaic, Ugetsu … Continue reading

26. December 2009 by james
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