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2002
JANUARY

Zac Foley, 31
EMF

Jon Lee, 33
Feeder

Esquivel, 83
Space Age
Bachelor

Amparo Montes, 77?81
BOLERO

Keith Clark, 74
Taps for Kennedy

Red River Dave, 87

Eddie Meduza, 53

Peggy Lee, 81
Her Music
Miss Peggy Lee: An Autobiography

John Jackson, 77
Front Porch Blues

Carrie Hamilton, 38
Tokyo Pop

Peter Bardens, 56
CAMEL: Compact Compilation

Steve Caldwell, 55
Swingin' Medallions: Anthology

Andy Kulberg, 57
(see Al Koopers site)
Blues Project: Anthology

Hank Cosby, 73
Motown

David mcwilliams, 56
Days OF PEARLY SPENCER

Lord Pretender, 84

Hoagy lands, 65

Dennis Pavao, 50

2002
FebrUARY

Remo Palmier, 78
 Windflower

Wendell Marshall, 81

Nick Brignola, 65
 Live at Sweet Basil-First Set

James Blackwood, 82
Book: James Blackwood Memories

DAVE VAN RONK, 65
Going Back to Brooklyn
van Ronk day in Nyc

Paul Baloff , 41
exodus:Bonded by Blood

Bob Wooler, 78

Waylon Jennings, 64
 Waylon Jennings DVDS, cds

Mick Tucker, 54
The Best of Sweet

DANIEL PEARL, 38
 Ottoman Empire's: Lester Square

Ronnie Verrell, 75

Joe Gardner

Walter Bolden, 76

Rudy Robinson, 61
Detroit soul

Arthur Lyman, 70
Yellow Bird

Karl Chambers, 55

Willis Draffen, Jr., 56
 Bloodstone

Leo ornstein, 109 !
 music: Leo Ornstein  
 Book: Ornstein: The Man, His Ideas...

Oskar sala, 91
 Oskar Sala music

Helmut Zacharias, 82
Violin music: Lust Auf Gefuhl

Mattie Baker, 68
Prince Roger Trio, (Prince's Mom)

Charles Coleman, 69
Jazz Piano


Historically

Thelonious Monk, Jazz Pianist and Composer, Dies at 64 (Feb. 17, 1982)

2002
MArch

Harlan Howard, 74
 Country Music

Do'reen, 36
SouL II Soul: Keep on Movin'

Malcolm Pinson, 60

Mack Pitt, 81

Shirley Scott, 67
B-3 organ queen

Mark Vann, 39
Leftover Salmon

WF 'Billy' Krechmer, 92
Jazz Clarinet

Oliver Johnson, 57
Free Jazz drummer

marc Moreland, 44
Wall of voodoo
 Take It to the Spotlight

David Mann, 85
 In the Wee Small Hours

Doug Willson, 66

Harry Hayes, 92

Big John Patton, 66
jazz organ

Dudley Moore, 66
 Live From an Aircraft Hangar

John "Speedy" Keen, 56
Thunderclap Newman
Hollywood Dream

RANDY CASTILLO, 51
Lita, Ozzy , Motley

Frank Edwards, 93
bluesMan

Eileen Farrell, 82
Crossover soprano

Joe Schermie, 56
Three Dog Night


Historically

Carlos Montoya, Flamenco Guitarist and Composer, Dies at 89 (Mar. 3, 1993)

John Philip Sousa, Band Leader, 77, Dies (Mar. 6, 1932)

W.C. Handy, Composer of Jazz Classics, Dies at 84 (Mar. 28, 1958)

2002
April

Frank Tovey, 46
Fad Gadget Singles  

Dorothy Love Coates, 74
Gospel: The Best of Dorothy Love Coates

John Watermann, 67

Layne Staley, 34
 Alice In Chains

Alan Dale, 73
 The '50s Remembered, The Pop Vocalists...

 Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, 30
(More information)
tlc

Juno Lewis, 70
 

Pete Jacobsen, 51
Jazz Piano

Historically

Count Basie, 79, Band Leader and Master of Swing, Dies (April 26, 1984)

Igor Stravinsky, Russian Composer and Musician, Dies at 88 (April 6, 1971)

2002
MAY

Otis Blackwell, 70
Great balls of Fire

Tony Bono, 38
Whiplash

James Dewar, 59
Robin Trower

Sharon Sheeley, 62
Songwriter

Gwen Cleveland, 73

Gwen Sales, 31

Little Johnny Taylor, 59
still looking for an obituary
Blues great

Bj°rn Johansen, 61
Jazz Saxman

Snooks Riley, 77
Jazz Trombone

Historically

Sammy Davis Jr., 64, Top Showman Who Broke Color Barriers, Dies (May 16, 1990)

Frank Sinatra, Crooner Known as the 'Chairman of the Board,' Dies at 82 (May 14, 1998)

Marlene Dietrich, Sultry Movie Star and Singer, Dies at 90 (May 6, 1992)

 

2002
JUNE

Dee Dee Ramone, 50
RAMONES
 Lobotomy: Surviving the Ramones

 Chelsea Horror Hotel: A Novel

Robbin Crosby, 42
Ratt

Curtis Amy, 72
Katanga!

Tony Rose, 61
British Folksinger

Ralph Shapey, 81
unruly serialist composer
 Shapey: Covenant

Carlos Berlanga, 42
Kaka de Luxe

Truck Parham, 91
Swing/Dixieland Bass

Boyd Bennett, 77
Boyd Bennett and the Rockets

John Entwistle, 57
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The who

Rosemary Clooney, 74
 Rosemary Clooney, nuff said

Matt DenniS, 89
Matt Dennis, songwriter

Russ Freeman, 76
jazz piano

Duane West, 61
country vocals, Jordanaires

Dolores Gray,78
 Destry Rides Again

2002
 JULY

Ray Brown, 75
 Jazz Giant, Bass Hit!
 Book: Ray Brown's Bass Method

''Rusty'' Rutherford, 79
country guitar

Richard 'Pistol' Allen, 69
Motown Funk Brother

Rosco Gordon, 68
R&B Legend

Santiago "Jimmy" Garcia, 27
Los Garcia Bros.

Alan Shulman, 86
NBC Symphony Orchestra

Jimmie Lee Robinson, 71
 

Godoy Colbert,
 

Earle Brown, 75
innovative experimental composer

Alan Lomax, 87
Folklorist

Idrees Sulieman, 78

Marion Montgomery, 67

Matt Dennis, 88

Jimmy Maxwell, 85

Dave Carter, 49
Folk Singer

Bob Pine, 60
Minn. Piano man

Carey Blyton, 70
Bananas in Pyjamas

Ward Kimball, 88
Disney Animator / Trombonist

Kenny Gardner, 89
Guy Lombardo Crooner

Alan Shulman, 86
Rock Cellist

ARTHUR LEE MAYE , 67
Baseball player / doo wop singer

Jerry Fuller, 63
Ellington drummer

Gus Dudgeon, 59
Brit rock producer

Duke Dejan, 93
Olympia Brass band

lucia pamela, 98
walked on the moon

Historically

Louis Armstrong, 71, Jazz Trumpeter and Singer, Dies (July 6, 1971)

Billie Holiday, Influential Jazz Singer, 44, Dies (July 17, 1959)

 

2002
August

Roy Kral, 80
Jackie and Roy, vocalese

Michael Houser, 40
WIDESPREAD PANIC

Dan Kelly, 70
THE KELLY FAMILY

Wilber Morris, 64
Jazz bass

Jerry Underwood, 46
uk saxist

Ronnie StephensOn, 65
uk drummer

Daphne Hellman, 86
jazz harp

Ronald MCCroby, 68
wHISTLER

David Williams, 30
Autopsy findings
drowning pool

Larry Rivers, 78
Pop art, jazz sax

Lionel Hampton, 94
Legendary Jazz Vibist

Henry Knowles, 44
Agression guitarist

Chris Columbus, 100
AKA: Joe Morris
Jazz Drummer

Phil Thomas, 76
Blues Drummer

Raymond Schelonka, 67
Polka Player

Phillip Tyrone Griffin, 23
 (aka Priceless Game and P.G.)
Seattle Rapper

Gordie Fleming, 71
Canadian accordionist

2002
september

Turk Van Lake, 84
Jazz Guitar

Charles Frazier, 95
the last living musician who recorded with King OIiver

Frank Hewitt, 66
NYc jazz piano

Peter Kowald, 58
Avant-garde bass & Tuba

Erma Franklin, 66
soul singer

 Paul Williams, 87
Baritone Sax / The Hucklebuck

Dodo Marmarosa, 76
jazz piano

Tanjore Viswanathan, 75
indian flutist

Tim Rose, 62
Folk singer

Jimmy Stoneman, 65
Country music bass and vocal

Bill Callahan,  90
Hillbilly Yodeller

Tony Martinez, 80
Mambo BandLeader /Pepino

Mickey Newbury, 62
Nashville singer/songwriter

Ellis Larkins, 79
Jazz Piano

charles mcgHee, 59
jazz trumpet

Dave Holladay, 44
South Carolina guitarist

2002
OCTOBER

Eric Hoskins, 38
Money Ray, Cold Crush Brother

Ray Conniff, 85
composer, bandleader

Seymour Rexsite, 91
Yiddish Crooner

Abe Most, 82
jazz Clarinet

Norbert Schultze, 91
Composer of Lili Marleen

Mehli Mehta, 94
founder of the Bombay Symphony

Steele 'Sonny' Seals, 61
Chicago Blues Sax

Henri Renaud, 77
Jazz Bop Piano

Beecher Kirby, 90
''Bashful Brother Oswald''
Grand olE opry star

DEREK BELL, 66
Chieftan and classical composer

Paul Owens, 78
Dixie hummingbird, Gospel Tenor

Roman Tam, 58
Tam Pak-sin

China's Pop Legend

Adolph Green, 87
Broadway lyricist, vocalist

Richard Harris, 72
Actor/singer

Jam Master Jay, 37
Village Voice JMJ Obit.
Jason Mizell of Run DMC

Danny Vannelli, 90
Swing trumpeter


Historically

Leonard Bernstein, 72, Musical Director of the New York Philharmonic, Dies (Oct. 14, 1990)

Cole Porter, 72, World Famous Composer and Lyricist, Dies (Oct. 15, 1964)

2002
NOVEMBER

Lonnie Donegan, 71
SKIFFLE KING

Matt Betton, 89
Jazz Educator, and BandLeader

Billy Mitchell, 71
tHE cLOVERS

Surya Booty, 48
Malaysian star

Johnny Griffith, 66
funk brother of motown

John Sidney, 75
Tasmanian star

Sir Roland Hanna, 70
Jazz Piano Giant

Billy Guy, 66
The Coasters' Baritone

Bill Berry, 72
Jazz trumpeter

Nancie Banks, 51
Jazz singer, bandleader
(Obituary Needed)

Michael Stewart, 57
We Five

Taswell Baird Jr., 80
Jazz Trombone

Hadda Brooks, 86
queen of boogie

Eldridge Fox, 66
Gospel singer

Johannes Kerkorrel, 42
Born: Ralph John Rabie
South African music icon

Dave Ray, 59
Minneapolis folk-blues legend

Polo Monta˝ez, 47
Born: Fernando Borrego
Cuban folk singer

Stanley Black, 89
pianist, arranger, composer

George Barrie, 90
Songwriter & Brut creator

Steve MacDonald, 31
Canadian death metal drummer

2002
December

Mal Waldron, 76
jazz piano

Bob Berg, 51
Jazz sax

Bobby Forrester,
Ruth Brown's Organist
(Obituary Needed)

Arvell Shaw, 79
Legendary Jazz Bass Man

Rich Dangel, 60
The Wailers

Ernie Hatfield, 88
www.erniehatfield.com
Seattle based jazzman

Mary Hansen, 36
Stereolab

Zal Yanovsky, 57
Lovin' Spoonful

Al Tinney, 81
JAZZ PIANO

Lee Walker, 49
Singer /Actor

Dolly Dawn, 86
first canary

Stella Brooks, 92
Jazz Singer

JOE STRUMMER ,50
CLASH

Meri Wilson, 53
Telephone Man

Jake Thackray, 63
English Folk Singer

Stella Brooks, 92
Jazz Vocalist

Big Lucky Carter, 82
Memphis blues veteran

Mike Fincher, 52
Flora/Bama guitarist

Jim McReynolds, 75
Bluegrass Musician

Kevin MacMichael, 51
Cutting Crew guitarist


Historically

Maurice Ravel, French Composer of "Scheherazade" and "Bolero," 62, Dies (Dec. 28, 1937)

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"See them live" DVD's

Careless Love : The Unmaking of Elvis Presley  by Peter Guralnick

Thelonious Monk: His Life and Music Thomas Fitterling, Steve Lacy, Robert Dobbin (Translator)

George Harrison by Alan Clayson

Death Discs by Alan Clayson

When Elvis Died: Media Overload and the Origins of the Elvis Cult by Neal Gregory, Janice Gregory (Contributor)

The Black Elvis - Jackie Wilson by Doug Carter

Down at the End of Lonely Street: The Life and Death of Elvis Presley by Peter Harry Brown, Pat H. Broeske

Dead Man Blues: Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West (Music of the African Diaspora) by Phil Pastras

Jazz Generations: A Life in American Music and Society (Bayou) by Buddy Collette, Stephen Isoardi

Songs of the Unsung: The Musical and Social Journey of Horace Tapscott by Horace Tapscott, Steven Louis Isoardi

Morning Glory: A Biography of Mary Lou Williams by Linda Dahl

The Late Great Johnny Ace and the Transition from R&B to Rock 'N' Roll by James M. Salem

Tammy Wynette: A Daughter Recalls Her Mother's Tragic Life and Death by Jackie Daly, Tom Carter

Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain   by Charles R. Cross

John Bonham: A Thunder of Drums by Chris Welch, Geoff Nicholls

Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend by Tony Fletcher --(Keith Moon book)

Remembering Buddy: The Definitive Biography of Buddy Holly by John Goldrosen, John Beecher (Contributor)

Behind the Music: The Day the Music Died by Martin Huxley, Quinton Skinner --(Buddy Holly book)

The Day the Music Died: The Last Tour of Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens --by Larry Lehmer

Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter  by Nick Catalano

Don't Forget Me : The Eddie Cochran Story by Julie Mundy, Darrel Higham

El Sid: Saint Vicious by David Dalton

Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley by David Browne

Patsy: The Life and Times of Patsy Cline by Margaret Jones

Hank Williams: Snapshots from the Lost Highway by Colin Escott, Kira Florita, Marty Stuart (Introduction)

Hickory Wind: The Life and Times of Gram Parsons by Ben Fong-Torres

Gram Parsons: A Music Biography by Sid Griffin, John Delgatto (Editor)

Marc Bolan: A Tribute

Taxi: The Harry Chapin Story by Peter Morton Coan

Jaco: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius: 'the World's Greatest Bass Player'

Django Reinhardt by Charles Delaunay, Michael James (Translator)

Positively 4th Street : The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina, and Richard Farina

Death of a Rebel/a Biography of Phil Ochs  by Marc Eliot, Vin Scelsa

The Final Days of Michael Hutchence by Mike Gee

Just a Man: The Real Story of Michael Hutchence by Tina Hutchence and Patrician Glassop

Who Killed Kurt Cobain?: The Mysterious Death of an Icon

You Send Me: The Life and Times of Sam Cooke

Peace at Last: The After-Death Experiences of John Lennon by John Lennon

Catch a Fire : The Life of Bob Marley  by Timothy White 

Stevie Ray Vaughan: Caught in the Crossfire by Joe Nick Patoski, Crawford Bill, Bill Crawford

The Final Days of Jimi Hendrix

The Lizard King: The Essential Jim Morrison

Trouble Man: The Life and Death of Marvin Gaye

Tupac  Shakur's poetry: The Rose That Grew from Concrete

The Killing of Tupac Shakur

The Murder of Biggie Smalls

LAbyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, the Implication of Death Row Records' Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal     by Randall Sullivan

Garcia: An American Life

The Year Jerry Garcia Died a novel by Fred Beauford

Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin

Brian Jones: The Last Decadent

Selena

Liberace: An American Boy  by Darden Asbury Pyron

Bird Lives!: The High Life and Hard Times of Charlie (Yardbird) Parker

Chet Baker: His Life and Music

The Covert War Against Rock : What You Don't Know About the Deaths of Jim Morrison, Tupac Shakur, Michael Hutchence, Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Phil Ochs..

Russ Columbo: The Amazing Life and Mysterious Death of a Hollywood Singing Legend

Fela: The Life & Times of an African Musical Icon

 

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