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The French Violin Man: Didier Lockwood dies

The French master violinist Didier Lockwood died on Sunday. Ouest France reported, the Jazz and Fusion musician had suffered a massive heart attack. His passing was first announced by the Nice Jazz Festival. He was 62. Lockwood's death was confirmed by his agent who said that his wife, his three daughters, his agent, his collaborators and his…
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Leon Ware: The Master of Mellow Soul Tunes Dies

A whole generation of genius Soul, Jazz and Funk musicians is dying. After the recent passing of George Duke, Joe Sample, Maurice White and Al Jarreau, the genius producer, composer and Soul singer Leon Ware died today (U.S. west coast time), at age 77. In 2009, he had been treated for prostate cancer. Leon Ware's songwriting career started in…
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