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Vocalist/Pianist Patty Wicks: 1945-2014

Vocalist/Pianist Patty Wicks: 1945-2014

Vocalist and pianist Patti Wicks, who divided her jazz life between New York and Florida for the past 40 years, recording several well-considered albums since the turn of the new century, died from heart failure March 7 in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was 69-years old. Wicks belonged to that rarefied group of performers that include ...

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Levon Helm: 1940-2012

Levon Helm: 1940-2012

By C. Michael Bailey The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. —William Faulkner It might be a hard sell to claim that Levon Helm was ...

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Richie Hayward: February 6, 1946 - August 12, 2010

Richie Hayward: February 6, 1946 - August 12, 2010

By C. Michael Bailey Drummer and Little Feat founder Richie Hayward passed away Thursday, August 12, 2010, in his current home of Victoria, British Columbia. He was 64 years old. Originally Hailing from Clear Lake, Iowa, Hayward would be instrumental in the percussion on scores of recordings by Robert Plant, Robert Palmer, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, ...

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Richie Hayward, Founding Member of Little Feat, Dead at 64

Richie Hayward, Founding Member of Little Feat, Dead at 64

Richie Hayward, drummer and co-founder of the influential West Coast jamband Little Feat, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2010 from complications due to liver cancer diagnosed last year. In addition to his percussive duties with Little Feat, Hayward was an important part of the studio scene over the past 40 years, contributing to recordings by Eric ...


 

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