Belgian jazz musician Thielemans dies aged 94

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Toots Thielemans, the Belgian jazz harmonica and guitar player who worked with many of the postwar greats, died on Monday aged 94, his agency said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2017

Belgian jazz musician Thielemans dies aged 94

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Toots Thielemans, the Belgian jazz harmonica and guitar player who worked with many of the postwar greats, died on Monday aged 94, his agency said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2017

Jazz harmonica great Toots Thielemans dies at 94 in Belgium

Belgian harmonica player Toots Thielemans, whose illustrious career included playing with jazz greats like Miles Davis and whose solos have figured on numerous film scores, has died. He was 94. Thielemans ........»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 12th, 2017

Hundreds bid farewell to Belgian jazz legend Thielemans

Jean-Baptiste Frederic Isidore Thielemans, known affectionately as "Toots" and widely acknowledged as the king of jazz harmonica, died in Brussels on Monday aged 94. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel was among the mourners at the church in L.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 11th, 2017

Appreciation: Jazz musician Charlie Haden spoke for beauty - Los Angeles Times

Fox NewsAppreciation: Jazz musician Charlie Haden spoke for beautyLos Angeles TimesCharlie Haden founded the Cal Arts jazz program in 1982. His instruction made an impact on generations of jazz artists around the country, including Ravi Coltrane and Ralph.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 16th, 2017

Top jazz musician Horace Silver dies

One of the most highly regarded pianists and composers in jazz, Horace Silver, dies aged 85 in the US......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJun 18th, 2014

Rosario Dawson & Chrissy Teigen Stun at Belgian National Day Celebration

Rosario Dawson shows her tropical side while attending the Belgian National Day Celebration to kick off the launch of The Butcher, The Baker, The Belgian Beer Maker series held at Financier Patisserie on Friday (July 21) in New York City. The 35-year-old .....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJul 22nd, 2014

Jazz composer, professor David Baker dies at 84

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — David Baker, a prolific jazz composer and musician who founded the jazz studies program at Indiana University, died Saturday at age 84, the school said in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 27th, 2016

Jazz musician Joe Sample dies at 75

A founding member of the Jazz Crusaders helped foster in a movement of jazz and funk fusion.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsSep 14th, 2014

Joe Sample, Iconic Jazz Pianist, Dies at 75

Legendary jazz pianist Joe Sample died on Friday morning in Houston. He was 75. The iconic musician, who revolutionized jazz fusion in the ’60s and ’70s, was also a keyboardist and composer for more than five decades, having worked with the li.....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 13th, 2014

Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gerald Wilson, the dynamic jazz musician whose career spanned more than 75 years, has died. He was 96......»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 9th, 2014

Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans" oldest jazz musician, dies at 103

(Reuters) - Trumpeter Lionel Ferbos, New Orleans' oldest jazz musician, died on Saturday days after his 103rd birthday, local media reported......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2017

Jazz Musician Lionel Ferbos Dies at 103

He was believed to be the oldest working jazz musician who performed regularly until last year. read more.....»»

Category: musicSource: hollywoodreporterApr 4th, 2017

Jazz musician Horace Silver dies at age 85- report

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jazz musician Horace Silver, a composer known for pioneering hard bop, has died, National Public Radio said on Wednesday. He was 85......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 18th, 2014

At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

NEW YORK (AP) — Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it's been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the first outdoor jazz festival......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 22nd, 2017

Jazz harmonica great Toots Thielemans dead at 94

Hailed by Quincy Jones as “one of the greatest musicians of our time,” was showcased on film and TV soundtracks, including “Midnight Cowboy” and “Sesame Street”.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsAug 22nd, 2016

Paul Horn, Jazz flautist, dies at 84

Grammy-winning jazz flautist and New Age music pioneer, Paul Horn, who performed with Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, dies aged 84......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJul 4th, 2014

New Orleans-flavored funeral for jazz musician Pete Fountain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Famed jazz musician Pete Fountain, who died Saturday, will get a New Orleans-flavored send-off during funeral services next week......»»

Category: topSource: yahooAug 11th, 2016

Jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman dies at 85

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ornette Coleman, a self-taught alto saxophone player who polarized the jazz world with his unconventional "free jazz" before coming to be regarded as an avant garde genius, died on Thursday morning in New York at the age of 85, accord.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2015

Jazz-funk pioneer Joe Sample dies at 75

HOUSTON (AP) — Pianist and composer Joe Sample, a founding member of the genre-crossing Jazz Crusaders who helped pioneer the electronic jazz-funk fusion style, has died at age 75......»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 13th, 2014

Ramones punk band founder Tommy dies, aged 65 - BBC News

BBC NewsRamones punk band founder Tommy dies, aged 65BBC NewsTommy Ramone, the last surviving founding member of seminal US punk band The Ramones, has died aged 65 in New York, the group has announced. The drummer died in hospice care on Friday following .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 16th, 2017