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 Obituary, Gary Peacock (1935-2020)

by Matt Groom

One of the founding fathers of modern-day bass playing, Gary Peacock, who worked with Bill Evans, Albert Ayler and Keith Jarrett, has died, aged 85.

 Obituary, Keith Tippett (1947-2020)

by Matt Groom

The jazz pianist and composer, considered Britain's finest solo improvisers, has died aged 72.

 Obituary, Lee Konitz (1927-2020)

by Matt Groom

The jazz world loses one of the originators of 'The Cool School', saxophonist Lee Konitz.

 Obituary, Ellis Marsalis Jr (1934-2020)

by Matt Groom

Ellis Marsalis jr, pianist, educator and father of Wynton and Branford, has passed away from suspected COVID-19 infection.

 Obituary, Jacques Loussier (1934-2019)

by Matt Groom

The French pianist and composer, best known for his trio’s million-selling string of albums re-interpreting the music of Bach in a jazz style, passed away on Monday aged 84.

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