Live/Dead

Live/Dead

Dizzy Gillespie, Born John Birks Gillespie on Oct 21, 1917 in Cheraw, SC/ Died Jan 6, 1993 in Englewood, NJ/ Pancreatic cancer

 

 

Live/Dead (since 1993)

Growing record collection of LIVE LP’s by dead stars.

349 records as of Mar 4, 2022

 

Johann Sebastian Bach, Born Mar 21, 1685 in Eisenach, Germany/ Died Jul 28, 1750 in Leipzig, Germany/ Diabetes

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Born Jan 27 in Salzburg, Austria, 1756, Died Dec 5 1791 in Vienna, Austria/ Poor health

Charlie Christian, Born July 29, 1916 in Dallas, TX/ Died March 2, 1942 in New York, NY/ Tuberculosis

Fats Waller,  Born May 21, 1904 in New York, NY/ Died Dec 15, 1943 in Kansas City, MO/ Died of pneumonia aboard a train

Glenn Miller, Born Mar 1, 1904 in Clarinda, IA/ Died Dec 15, 1944 in English Channel/ Disappeared aboard a plane in WW 2

Fletcher Henderson, Born December 18, 1897 in Cuthbert, GA/ Died December 29, 1952 in New York, NY/ Stroke

Charlie Parker, Born Aug 29, 1920 in Kansas City, KS/ Died Mar 12, 1955 in New York, NY/ Alcohol and heroin addiction

Buddy Holly, Born Sep 7, 1936 in Lubbock, TX/ Died Feb 3, 1959 in Clear Lake, IA/ Plane crash

Sidney Bechet, Born May 14, 1897 in New Orleans, LA, died May 14, 1959 in Paris, France/ Cancer

Billie Holiday, Born Eleanora Fagan Gough on Apr 7, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA/ Died Jul 17, 1959 in New York, NY/ Drug abuse

Patsy Cline, Born September 8, 1932 in Gore, VA/ Died March 5, 1963 in Camden, TN/ Plane crash

Eric Dolphy, Jun 20, 1928 in Los Angeles, CA/ Died Jun 29, 1964 in Berlin, Germany/ Diabetic coma

Sam Cooke, Born on Jan 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, MS/ Died Dec 11, 1964 in Los Angeles, CA/ Shot by a hotel manager

Sonny Boy Williamson, Born Aleck Ford Miller on Dec 5, 1899 in Glendora, MS, Died May 25, 1965 in Helena, AR/ Heart attack

Bud Powell, Born Sep 27, 1924 in Harlem, New York, NY/ Died July 31, 1966 in New York, NY/ Tuberculosis and alcoholism

John Coltrane, Born Sep 23, 1926 in Hamlet, NC/ Died Jul 17, 1967 in New York, NY/ Liver cancer after alcohol abuse

Stuff Smith, Born Hezekiah Leroy Gordon Smith on Aug 14, 1909 in Portsmouth, OH/ Died Sep 25, 1967 in Munich, Germany

Otis Redding, Born Sep 9, 1941 in Dawson, GA/ Died Dec 10, 1967 in Madison, WI/ Plane crash

Little Walter, Born May 1, 1930 in Marksville, LA/ Died Feb 15, 1968 in Chicago, IL/ After-effects of a street fight

Wes Montgomery, Born Mar 6, 1925 in Indianapolis, IN/ Died Jun 15, 1968 in Indianapolis, IN/ Heart attack

George Lewis, Born Joseph Louis Francois Zenon on July 13, 1900 in New Orleans, LA / Died Dec 31, 1968 in New Orleans, LA/ unknown

Coleman Hawkins, Born Nov 21, 1904 in St. Joseph, MO/ Died May 19, 1969 in New York, NY/ Pneumonia

Judy Garland, Born June 10, 1922 in Grand Rapids, MN/ Died June 22, 1969 in London, England, UK/ Overdose of barbiturates

Josh White, Born Feb 11, 1914 in Greensboro, NC, Died Sep 5, 1969 in Manhasset, NY/ Failed heart surgery

Magic Sam, Born Samuel Maghett on Feb 14, 1937 in Grenada, MS/ Died Dec 1, 1969 in Chicago, IL/ Heart attack

Johnny Hodges, Born Jul 25, 1907 in Cambridge, MA/ Died May 11, 1970 in New York, NY/ Heart attack

Jimi Hendrix, Born Nov 27, 1942 in Seattle, WA/ Died Sep 18, 1970 in London, England/ Suffocated after overdose

Janis Joplin, Born Jan 19, 1943 in Port Arthur, TX/ Died Oct 4, 1970 in Los Angeles, CA/ Drug overdose

Albert Ayler, Born July 13, 1936 in Cleveland, OH, Died November 5, 1970 in New York, NY/ Drowned in the East River

Jim Morrison, Born Dec 8, 1943 in Melbourne, FL/ Died Jul 3, 1971 in Paris, France/ Heart failure 

Louis Armstrong, Born Aug 4, 1901 in New Orleans, LA/ Died Jul 6, 1971 in New York, NY/ Heart ailment

Charlie Shavers, Born Aug 3, 1917 in New York, NY/ Died Jul 8, 1971 in New York, NY/ Throat cancer

King Curtis, Born Curtis Ousley on Feb 7, 1934 in Fort Worth, TX/ Died Aug 14, 1971 in New York, NY/ Stabbed

Gary McFarland, Born October 23, 1933 in Los Angeles, CA/ Died November 3, 1971 in New York, NY/ Poisoned in a bar

Charlie Manna, Born October 6, 1920 Bronx NY/ Died November 9, 1971, New York NY/ Cancer

Mahalia Jackson, Born Oct 16, 1911 in New Orleans, LA/ Died Jan 27, 1972 in Evergreen Park, IL/ Heart disease

Lee Morgan, Born Jul 10, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA/ Died Feb 19, 1972 in New York, NY/ Shot to death by his wife

Clancy Hayes, Born Nov 14, 1908 in Caney, KS/ Died Mar 3, 1972 in San Francisco, CA

Kenny Dorham, Born Aug 30, 1924 in Fairfield, TX/ Died Dec 5, 1972 in New York, NY/ Kidney disease 

Kid Ory, Born Dec 25, 1886 in La Place, LA/ Died Jan 23, 1973 in Honolulu, HI/ Old age

Tubby Hayes, Born Edward Brian Hayes on Jan 30, 1935 in London, England/ Died Jun 8, 1973 in London, England/ Heart condition

Ben Webster, Born Mar 27, 1909 in Kansas City, MO/ Died Sep 20, 1973 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands/ Natural causes

Jim Croce, Born Jan 10, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA, Died Sep 20, 1973 in Natchitoches, LA/ Plane crash

Gene Krupa, Born Jan 15, 1909 in Chicago, IL/ Died Oct 16, 1973 in Yonkers, NY/ leukemia and heart failure

Bobby Timmons, Born Dec 19, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA/ Died Mar 1, 1974 in New York, NY/ Cirrhosis of the liver

Duke Ellington, Born Apr 29, 1899 in Washington, D.C./ Died May 24, 1974 in New York, NY/ Lung cancer and pneumonia

Gene Ammons, Born Eugene Ammons on Apr 14, 1925 in Chicago, IL/ Died Aug 6, 1974 in Chicago, IL/ Cancer

Luis Alberto del Paraná, Born June 21, 1926 in Altos, Paraguay/ Died on September 15, 1974/ Brain stroke.

Richard Tucker, Born Aug 28, 1913 in New York, NY/ Died Jan 8, 1975 in Kalamazoo, MI/ Heart attack

T-Bone Walker, Born May 28, 1910 in Linden, TX/ Died Mar 16, 1975 in Los Angeles, CA/ Stroke

Jackie Moms Mabley, Born Mar 19, 1897 in Brevard, NC/ Died May 23, 1975/ Old age

Tim Buckley, Born Feb 14, 1947 in Washington, D.C./ Died Jun 29, 1975 in Santa Monica, CA/ Heroin overdose

Stan Kenton, Born Dec 15 1911 in Wichita, KS/ Died Aug 25, 1975 in Los Angeles, CA/ Stroke

Cannonball Adderley, Born Julian Edwin Adderley on Sep 15, 1928 in Tampa, FL/ Died Aug 8, 1975 in Gary, IN/ Stroke

Oliver Nelson, Born Jun 4, 1932 in St. Louis, MO / Died Oct 27, 1975 in Los Angeles, CA/ heart attack

Howlin’ Wolf,  Born Chester Arthur Burnett on Jun 10, 1910 in West Point, MS/ Died Jan 10, 1976 in Hines, IL/ Car crash

Paul Robeson, Born April 9, 1898 in Princeton, NJ/ Died Jan 23, 1976 in Philadelphia, PA/ Stroke

Vince Guaraldi, Born Jul 17, 1928 in San Francisco, CA/ Died Feb 6, 1976 in Menlo Park, CA/ Heart attack

Bobby Hackett, Born Robert Leo Hackett on Jan 31, 1915 in Providence, RI/ Died Jun 7, 1976 in Chatham, MA/ Heart attack

Casey Anderson, Born Oct 5, 1934 Chicago, Illinois/ Died c. 1976 probably in Altadena, California/ Severe diabetes

Paul Desmond, Born November 25, 1924 in San Francisco, CA/ Died May 30, 1977 in New York, NY/ Lung cancer

Elvis Presley, Born Jan 8, 1935 in Tupelo, MS/ Died Aug 16, 1977 in Memphis, TN/ Overdose

Bing Crosby, Born May 3, 1903 in Tacoma, WA/ Died Oct 14, 1977 in La Moraleja, Madrid, Spain/ Heart attack

Roland Kirk, Born Aug 7, 1936 in Columbus, OH/ Died Dec 5, 1977 in Bloomington, IN/ Stroke

Louis Prima, Born Dec 7, 1911 in New Orleans, LA/ Died Aug 24, 1978 in New Orleans, LA/ Brain tumour

Jacques Brel, Born Jacques Romain Georges Brel on Apr 8, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium/ Died Oct 9, 1978 in Bobigny, France/ Cancer

Lennie Tristano, Born Mar 19, 1919 in Chicago, IL/ Died Nov 18, 1978 in New York City, NY/

Don Ellis, Born Jul 25, 1934 in Los Angeles, CA/ Died Dec 17, 1978 in Hollywood, CA/ Heart failure

Charlie Mingus, Born Apr 22, 1922 in Nogales, AZ/ Died Jan 5, 1979 in Cuernavaca, Mexico/ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 

Donny Hathaway, Born Oct 1, 1945 in Chicago, IL/ Died Jan 13, 1979 in New York, NY/ Fall from a window, suspected suicide

Grant Green, Born Jun 6, 1931 in St. Louis, MO/ Died Jan 31, 1979 in New York, NY/ Drug-related illness

Sid Vicious, Born John Simon Ritchie on May 10, 1957 in London, England/ Died Feb 2, 1979 in New York, NY/ Heroin Overdose

Eddie Jefferson, Born Edgar Jefferson on Aug 3, 1918 in Pittsburgh, PA/ Died May 9, 1979 in Detroit, MI/ Shot to death

Lester Flatt, Born Lester Raymond Flatt on Jun 19, 1914 in Overton County, TN/ Died May 11, 1979 in Nashville, TN/ Heart failure

Babs Gonzales, Born Oct 27, 1919 in Newark, NJ/ Died Jan 23, 1980 in Newark, NJ

Professor Longhair, Born Henry Roeland Byrd on Dec 19, 1918 in Bogalusa, LA/ Died Jan 30, 1980 in New Orleans, LA/ Heart attack

John Lennon,  Born in Liverpool on Oct 9, 1940/ Died Dec 8, 1980 In New York NY/ Murdered by a lunatic fan

Bill Evans, Born Aug 16, 1929 in Plainfield, NJ/ Died Sep 15, 1980 in New York, NY/ Hemorrhaging ulcer and bronchial pneumonia

Virgil Fox, Born May 3, 1912 in Princeton, Illinois/ Died in Palm Beach, Florida, Oct 25, 1980/ Prostate cancer

Tim Hardin, Born Dec 23, 1941 in Eugene, OR/ Died Dec 29, 1980/ Drug overdose

Bill Haley, Born Jul 6, 1925 in Highland Park, MI/ Died Feb 9, 1981 in Harlingen, TX/ Heart attack

Michael Bloomfield, Born Jul 28, 1943 in Chicago, IL/ Died Feb 15, 1981 in San Francisco, CA/ Drug overdose

Robert Ernest "Bob" Hite, Born Feb 26, 1943 in Torrance, CA/ Died April 5, 1981 in Venice, Los Angeles, CA/ Heroin overdose

Bob Marley, Born Feb 6, 1945 in St. Ann, Jamaica/ Died May 11, 1981 in Miami, FL/ Cancer

Mary Lou Williams, Born May 8, 1910 in Atlanta, GA/ Died May 28, 1981 in Durham, NC/ Bladder cancer

Zarah Leander, Born Mar 15, 1907 in Karlstad, Schweden/ Died June 23, 1981 in Stockholm, Schweden/ Cerebral haemorrhage

Harry Chapin, Born Dec 7, 1942 in Greenwich Village, NY/ Died Jul 16, 1981 in Jericho, NY/ Car crash

Furry Lewis, Born Mar 6, 1893 in Greenwood, MS/ Died Sep 14, 1981 in Memphis, TN/ Natural causes

Lightnin’ Hopkins, Born Mar 15, 1912 in Centerville, TX/ Died Jan 30, 1982 in Houston, TX/ Natural causes

Alex Harvey, Born Feb 5, 1935 in Glasgow, Scotland/ Died Feb 4, 1982 in Zeebrugge, Belgium/ heart attack

Thelonious Monk, Born Oct 10, 1917 in Rocky Mount, NC/ Died Feb 17, 1982 in Weehawken, NJ/ Stroke

Murray the K, Born Murray Kaufman in New York on Feb 14, 1922/ Died in New York on Feb 21, 1982/ Cancer

Gábor Szabó, Born Mar 8, 1936, in Budapest, Hungary/ Died Feb 26, 1982 in Budapest, Hungary/ Liver and kidney failure

Joe Tex, Born Aug 8, 1933 in Rogers, TX/ Died Aug 13, 1982 in Navasota, TX/ Heart attack

Eubie Blake, Born February 7, 1883 in Baltimore, MD/ Died February 12, 1983 in New York, NY/ Old age

Earl Hines, born December 28 1903 in Duquesne, PA/ Died April 22 1983 in Oakland, CA/ Natural causes

Muddy Waters, Born McKinley Morganfield on Apr 4, 1915 in Rolling Fork, MS/ Died Apr 30, 1983 in Westmont, IL/ Died in his sleep

J.B. Hutto, Born Joseph Benjamin Hutto on Apr 26, 1926 in Blackville, SC, Died Jun 12, 1983 in Chicago, IL/ Cancer

Harry James, Born March 15, 1916 in Albany, GA/ Died July 5, 1983 in Las Vegas, NV/  Lymphatic cancer

Alexis Korner, Born Apr 19, 1928 in Paris, France/ Died Jan 1, 1984 in London, UK/ Lung cancer

Marvin Gaye, Born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. on Apr 2, 1939 in Washington, D.C./ Died Apr 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, CA/ Shot by his father

Esther Phillips, Born on Dec 23, 1935 in Galveston, TX/ Died Aug 7, 1984 in Carson, CA/ Liver and kidney failure

Shelly Manne, Born Jun 11, 1920 in New York City, NY / Died Sep 26, 1984 in Los Angeles, CA/ Fat embolism

George London, Born George Burnstein, May 30, 1920 in Montreal, Canada/ Died March 23, 1985 in Armonk, NY/ Heart attack

Piano Red, born Willie Perryman on October 19, 1911 in Hampton, GA/ Died July 25, 1985 in Decatur, GA/ Cancer

Blind John Davis, Born John Henry Davis on Dec 7, 1913 in Hattiesburg, MS, Died Oct 12, 1985 in Chicago, IL/ Cause unknown

Big Joe Turner, Born May 18, 1911 in Kansas City, MO/ Died Nov 24, 1985 in Inglewood, CA/ Ill health

Sonny Terry, Born Oct 24, 1911 in Greensboro, GA/ Died Mar 11, 1986 in Mineola, NY/ Natural causes

Benny Goodman, Born in Chicago Il, May 30 1909, Died in New York, NY, June 13, 1986/ Heart attack

Richard Eybner, Born March 17 1896, St. Pölten Austria/Died June 20, 1986 Vienna, Austria/ Cause unknown

Teddy Wilson, Born Nov 24, 1912 in Austin, TX, Died Jul 31, 1986 in New Britain, CT/ Cause unknown

Thad Jones, Born Mar 28, 1923 in Pontiac, MI/ Died Aug 20, 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark/ Bad health

Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Born Mar 2, 1922 in New York, NY/ Died Nov 3, 1986 in Culver City, CA/ Cause unknown

Bola Sete, Born Djalma de Andrade on Jul 16, 1923 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/ Died Feb 14, 1987 in Greenbrae, CA/ Lung cancer

Buddy Rich, Born Sep 30, 1917 in New York, NY/ Died Apr 2, 1987 in Los Angeles, CA/ Heart attack

Maxine Sullivan, Born  May 13, 1911 in Homestead, PA / Died Apr 7, 1987 in New York City, NY/ Died after a seizure

Paul Butterfield, Born Dec 17, 1942 in Chicago, IL/ Died May 4, 1987 in Hollywood, CA/ Drug overdose

Turk Murphy, Born Dec 16, 1915 in Palermo, CA/Died May 30, 1987 in San Francisco, CA

Glen Daly, Born Bartholomew Francis McCann McGovern Dick in 1930, Glasgow Scotland  / Died June 1987/ Cause unknown

Elizabeth Cotten, Born Jan 5, 1895 in Chapel Hill, NC/ Died Jun 29, 1987 in Syracuse, NY/ Old age

Peter Tosh, Born Winston McIntosh on Oct 19, 1944 in Westmoreland, Jamaica/ Died Sep 11, 1987 in Kingston, Jamaica/ Murdered

Woody Herman, Born May 16, 1913 in Milwaukee, WI/ Died Oct 29, 1987 in Los Angeles, CA/ Stress related

Cornelis Vreeswijk, Born Aug 8, 1937 in IJmuiden, The Netherlands/ Died Nov 12, 1987 in Stockholm, Sweden/ Cancer

Clifton Chenier, Born Jun 25, 1925 in Opelousas, LA/ Died Dec 12, 1987 in Lafayette, LA/ Kidney disease

Warne Marsh, Born Oct 26, 1927 in Los Angeles, CA/ Died Dec 18, 1987 in Hollywood, CA/ collapsed and died on stage

Memphis Slim, Born John Peter Chatman on Sep 3, 1915 in Memphis, TN/ Died Feb 24, 1988 in Paris, France/ Kidney failure 

Charles Richmond, Born Dec 15, 1935 in New York City, NY/ Died Mar 16, 1988 in New York City, NY/ Heart attack

Gil Evans, Born Ian Ernest Gilmore Green on May 13, 1912 in Toronto, Canada/ Died Mar 20, 1988 in Cuernavaca, Mexico/ Natural causes

Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Born Dec 18, 1917 in Houston, TX/ Died Jul 2, 1988 in Los Angeles, CA/ Heart attack

Nico, Born Christa Päffgen, Oct 16, 1938 in Cologne, Germany/ Died Jul 18, 1988 in Ibiza, Spain/ Cerebral hemorrhage after bicycle accident

Roy Buchanan, Born Sep 23, 1939 in Ozark, AR/ Died Aug 14, 1988 in Fairfax, VA/Suicide

Roy Orbison, Born April 23, 1936 in Vernon, TX/ Died Dec 6, 1988 in Madison, TN/ Heart Attack

Roy Eldridge, Born on Jan 30, 1911 in Pittsburgh, PA/ Died Feb 26, 1989 in Valley Stream, NY/ Stroke

Eduard „Edi“ Finger, Born Jan 29, 1924 in Klagenfurt/ Died Apr 12, 1989 in Maria Enzersdorf/ Heart attack

Paul Guerrero, Born Nov 5 1931 in New Braunfels, TX/ Died Mar 3 1989 in Dallas, TX/ Leukemia

Arnett Cobb, Born Aug 10, 1918 in Houston, TX/ Died Mar 24, 1989 in Houston, TX/

Lou Monte, born Louis Scaglione on Apr 2, 1917 in Lyndhurst, NJ/ Died Jun 11, 1989/ Old age

Jethro Burns, Born Kenneth C. Burns on Mar 10, 1920 in Conasauga, TN/ Died Feb 4, 1989 in Evanston, IL/ Prostate cancer

Woody Shaw, Born Dec 24, 1944 in Laurinburg, NC/ Died May 10, 1989 in New York, NY/ Died of later complications from an accident

Vladimir Horowitz, Born Oct 1, 1903 in Kiev, Ukraine/ Died Nov 5, 1989 in New York City, NY/ Heart attack

Mel Lewis, Born May 10, 1929 in Buffalo, NY/ Died Feb 2, 1990 in New York City, NY/ Melanoma

Sarah Vaughan, Born Mar 27, 1924 in Newark, NJ/ Died Apr 3, 1990 in Los Angeles, CA/ Passed away while watching TV

Dexter Gordon, Born Feb 27, 1923 in Los Angeles, CA/ Died Apr 25, 1990 in Philadelphia, PA/ Kidney failure

Sergio Franchi, Born Apr 6, 1926 in Cremona, Italy/ Died May 1, 1990 in Stonington, CT/ Cancer

Sammy Davis Jr., Born Dec 8, 1925 in New York, NY/ Died May 16, 1990 in Beverly Hills, CA/ Lung cancer

Stevie Ray Vaughan, Born Oct 3, 1954 in Dallas, TX/ Died Aug 27, 1990 in East Troy, WI/ Helicopter crash

Jorge Bolet, Born Nov 15, 1914 in Havana/ Died Oct 16, 1990 in Mountain View, CA/ Heart failure during brain surgery

Bob Wallis, Born Jun 3, 1934 Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire (UK)/ Died Jan 10, 1991 in England/ Ill health

Serge Gainsbourg, Born Lucien Ginzburg on Apr 2, 1928 in Paris, France/ Died Mar 2, 1991 in Paris, France/ Heart attack

Johnny Thunders,  Born John Anthony Genzale Jr. on Jul 15, 1952 in Leesburg, FL/ Died Apr 23, 1991 in New Orleans, LA/ Overdose

Stan Getz, Born Feb 2, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA/ Died Jun 6, 1991 in Malibu, CA/ Liver cancer

Richard Holmes, Born May 2, 1931 in Camden, NJ/ Died Jun 29, 1991 in St. Louis, MO/ Heart attack

Miles Davis, Born May 26, 1926 in Alton, IL/ Died Sep 28, 1991 in Santa Monica, CA/ Pneumonia, respiratory failure, and a stroke

Redd Foxx, Born Dec 9, 1922 in St. Louis, MO/ Died Oct 11 1991 in Los Angeles, CA/ Heart attack

Freddy Mercury, Born Farrokh Bulsara on Sep 5, 1946 in Zanzibar, Tanzania/ Died Nov 24, 1991 in London/ AIDS

Rev. James Cleveland, Born Dec 5, 1932 in Chicago, IL/ Died Feb 9, 1991 in Culver City, CA

Marlene Dietrich, Born Maria Magdalene Dietrich Von Losch on Dec 27, 1901 in Schöneberg, Germany/ Died May 6, 1992 in Paris, France/ Natural causes

Astor Piazzolla, Born Mar 11, 1921 in Mar del Plata, Argentina/ Died Jul 5, 1992 in Buenas Aires/ Stroke

George Adams, Born Apr 29, 1940 in Covington, GA / Died Nov 14, 1992 in New York City, NY / Pulmonary disease

Albert King, Born Apr 25, 1923 in Indianola, MS/ Died Dec 21, 1992 in Memphis, TN/ Heart attack

Dizzy Gillespie, Born John Birks Gillespie on Oct 21, 1917 in Cheraw, SC/ Died Jan 6, 1993 in Englewood, NJ/ Pancreatic cancer

Jimmy Bee, Born 1934 in Baltimore, ML/ Died Apr 22, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA/ Heart attack

Sun Ra, Born Herman Sonny Blount on May 22, 1914 in Birmingham, AL/ Died May 30, 1993 in Birmingham, AL/ Pneumonia

Kenny Drew, Born Aug 28, 1928 in New York, NY/ Died Aug 4, 1993 in Copenhagen, Denmark/ Cause unknown

J.R. Monterose, Born Frank Anthony Monterose on Jan 19, 1927 in Detroit, MI/ Died Sep 16, 1993 in Utica, NY/ Cause unknown

Albert Collins,  Born Oct 1, 1932 in Leona, TX/ Died Nov 24, 1993 in Las Vegas, NV/ Cancer

Frank Zappa, Born Dec 21, 1940 in Baltimore, MD/ Died Dec 4, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA/ Cancer

Joe Pass, Born January 13, 1929 in New Brunswick, NJ/ Died May 23, 1994 in Los Angeles, CA/ Cancer

Shorty Rogers, Born Apr 14, 1924 in Great Barrington, MA/Died Nov 7, 1994 in Van Nuys, CA/ Melanoma

Carmen Mc Rae, Born Apr 8, 1920 in New York, NY/ Died Nov 10, 1994 in Beverly Hills, CA/ Emphysema

Don Pullen, Born Dec 25, 1941 in Roanoke, VA/ Died Apr 22, 1995 in East Orange, NJ/  Lymphoma

Rory Gallagher, Born Mar 2, 1948 in Ballyshannon, Ireland/ Died Jun 14, 1995 in London, England/ Pneumonia

Jerry Garcia,Born Aug 1, 1942 in San Francisco, CA/ Died Aug 9, 1995 in San Francisco, CA/ Heart attack

Junior Walker, Born Autry De Walt Mixon on Jun 14, 1931 in Blytheville, AR/ Died Nov 23, 1995 in Battle Creek, MI/ Cancer

Brownie McGhee, Born Nov 30, 1915 in Knoxville, TN/ Died Feb 16, 1996 in Oakland, CA/ Stomach cancer

Ella Fitzgerald, Born Apr 25, 1917 in Newport News, VA/ Died Jun 15, 1996 in Beverly Hills, CA/ Natural causes

Bobby Enriquez, Born in Bocolod City on May 20, 1943, Philippines/ Died Aug 6, 1996/ Natural causes

Hans Peter Heinzl, Born Feb 1, 1942 in Vienna, Austria, Died Sept 2 in Vienna, Austria, 1996/ Pancreatic cancer

Bill Monroe, Born William Smith Monroe on Sep 13, 1911 in Rosine, KY/ Died Sep 9, 1996 in Springfield, TN/ Stroke

Eddie Harris, Born Oct 20, 1934 in Chicago, IL/ Died Nov 5, 1996 in Los Angeles, CA/ Bone cancer and kidney disease

Townes van Zandt, Born Mar 7, 1944 in Fort Worth, TX/ Died Jan 1, 1997 in Mount Juliet, TN/ Heart attack after substance abuse

Randy California, born Randy Craig Wolfe, Feb 20, 1951 in Los Angeles, CA/ Died Jan 2, 1997 in Molokai, Hawaii/ Drowned while rescuing his son

Jeff Buckley, Born Nov 17, 1966 in Orange County, CA/ Died May 29, 1997 in Memphis TN/ Drowned 

Stéphane Grappelli, Born Jan 26, 1908 in Paris, France/ Died Dec 1, 1997 in Paris, France/ Old age

Laura Nyro, Born Oct 18, 1947 in The Bronx, NY/ Died April 8, 1997 in Danbury, CT/ Ovarian cancer

Pat Paulsen, Born July 6, 1927 in South Bend, WA/ Died April 24, 1997 in Tijuana, Mexico/ Pneumonia and kidney failure 

Johnny Copeland, Born Mar 27, 1937 in Haynesville, LA / Died July 3, 1997 in New York/ Complications during heart surgery 

Luther Allison, Born Aug 17, 1939 in Widener, AR/ Died Aug 12, 1997 in Madison, WI/ Lung cancer

Junior Wells, born December 9, 1934 in Memphis, TN/ Died January 15, 1998 in Chicago, IL/ Heart attack

Carl Perkins, Born Carl Lee Perkins on Apr 9, 1932 in Tiptonville, TN, Died Jan 19, 1998/ Throat cancer

Walter Zuber Armstrong, Born Sep 9 1936, /Died Mar 1, 1998 in Bellingham WA/ Cause unknown

Nelson Gonçalves, Born June 21, 1919/ Died April 18, 1998/ Heart attack

Frank Sinatra, Born Dec 12, 1915 in Hoboken, NJ/ Died May 14, 1998 in Los Angeles, CA/ Heart attack

Dorothy Donegan, Born Apr 6, 1922 in Chicago, Ill/ Died May 19, 1998 in Los Angeles/ Cancer

Buffalo Bob Smith, born Robert Emil Schmidt, Nov 27, 1917 in Buffalo, New York/ Died July 29, 1998 in Hendersonville, NC/ Cause unknown

Benny Waters, Born Jan 23, 1902 in Brighton, MD/ Died Aug 11, 1998/ Old age

Damita Jo, Born Damita Jo DeBlanc on Aug 5, 1930 in Austin, TX/ Died Dec 25 1998/ Respiratory illness

Michel Petrucciani, Born Dec 28, 1962 in Orange, France/ Died Jan 6, 1999 in Manhattan, NY/ Pulmonary infection

Jaki Byard, Born John Byard on Jun 15, 1922 in Worcester, MA/ Died Feb 11, 1999 in New York, NY, Gunned down 

Joe Williams, Born Joseph Goreed on Dec 12, 1918 in Cordele, GA/ Died Mar 29, 1999 in Las Vegas, NV/ Natural causes

Al Hirt, Born Nov 7, 1922 in New Orleans, LA/ Died Apr 27, 1999/ Died at home

Leon Thomas, Born Oct 4, 1937 in East St. Louis, IL/ Died May 8, 1999/ Heart failure

Alexandre Lagoya, Born Jun 21, 1929 in Alexandria, Egypt/ Died Aug 24, 1999 in Paris, France

Milt Jackson, Born Jan 1, 1923 in Detroit, MI/ Died Oct 9, 1999 in New York, NY/ Liver cancer

Screaming Lord Sutch, Born David Edward Sutch on Nov 10, 1940 in Harrow, England/ Died Jun 16, 1999 in South Harrow, England/ Suicide

Charlie Byrd, Born Sep 16, 1925 in Chuckatuck, VA/ Died Dec 2, 1999 in Annapolis, MD/ Cancer

Charles Earland, Born May 24, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA/ Died Dec 11, 1999 in Kansas City, MO/ Heart failure

Grover Washington JR, Born Dec 12, 1943 in Buffalo, NY/ Died in New York City, NY on Dec 17, 1999/ Heart attack

Zim Zemarel, Born in Turtle Creek PA. in 1917, Died in Baltimore Dec 24, 1999/ Heart and kidney failure

Curtis Mayfield, Born Jun 3, 1942 in Chicago, IL/ Died Dec 26, 1999/ Paralyzed after a stage accident in 1990, he died of later complications

Nat Adderley, Born Nathaniel Adderley on Nov 25, 1931 in Tampa, FL/ Died Jan 2, 2000, in Lakeland, Florida/ Natural causes

Friedrich Gulda, Born May 16, 1930 in Vienna, Austria/ Died January 27, 2000 in Vienna, Austria

Jean-Pierre Rampal, Born Jan 7, 1922 in Marseille, France/ Died May 20, 2000 in Paris, France

Baden Powell, Born Roberto Baden Powell de Aquino, August 6, 1937 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil/ Died Sep 26, 2000 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil/ Pneumonia triggered by diabetes

Perry Como, Born May 18, 1912 in Canonsburg, PA/ Died May 12, 2001 in Jupiter, FL/ Died in his sleep

John Lee Hooker, Born Aug 22, 1917 in Clarksdale, MS/ Died Jun 21, 2001 in Los Altos, CA/ Natural causes

Joe Henderson, Born April 24, 1937 in Lima, OH/ Died June 30, 2001 in San Francisco, CA/ Heart failure after emphysema

Rufus Thomas, Born Mar 26, 1917 in Cayce, MS/ Died Dec 15, 2001 in Memphis, TN/ Heart failure

Gilbert Becaud, Born Oct 24, 1927 in Toulon/ Died Dec 18, 2001 in Paris, France/ Cause unknown

Danniebelle Hall, Born 1937 in Pittsburgh, PA/ Died Dec 28, 2000/ Cancer

Ronnie Brown, Born 1932 in Rhode Island/ Died in late 2000, at age of 68

Joey Ramone, born Jeffrey Hyman Born May 19, 1951 in Forest Hills, NY/ Died Apr 15, 2001 in New York, NY/  Lymphatic cancer

Tony Ashton, Born Mar 1, 1946 in Blackburn, England/ Died May 28, 2001 in London, England/ Cancer

Peggy Lee, Born Norma Deloris Egstrom, May 26, 1920 in Jamestown, ND/ Died Jan 21, 2002 in Bel Air, Los Angeles, CA/ Heart attack

Hildegard Knef, Born on Dec 28, 1925 in Ulm, Germany/ Died Feb 1, 2002 in Berlin, Germany/ Breast cancer

Ray Brown, Born on Oct 13, 1926 in Pittsburgh, PA/ Died Jul 2, 2002 in Indianapolis, IN/ Died in his sleep

Ray Corniff, Born Nov 6, 1916 in Attleboro, MA/ Died Oct 12, 2002 in Escondido, CA/ Died after fall

Lionel Hampton, Born Apr 20, 1909 in Louisville, KY/ Died Aug 31, 2002 in New York, NY/ Heart failure

Waylon Jennings, Born Jun 15, 1937 in Littlefield, TX/ Died Feb 13, 2002 in Chandler, AZ/ Complications from diabetes

Roland Hanna, Born Feb 10, 1932 in Detroit, MI/ Died Nov 13, 2002 in Hackensack, NY/ Heart attack

Mal Waldron, Born Aug 16, 1926 in New York, NY/ Died Dec 2, 2002 in Brussels, Belgium/ Cancer

Bob Berg, Born Apr 7, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY/ Died Dec 5, 2002 in Amagansett, NY/ Auto accident

Mongo Santamaria, Born Apr 7, 1922 in Havana, Cuba/ Died February 1, 2003 in Miami, FL / Died following a stroke

Teddy Edwards, Born Apr 26, 1924 in Jackson, MS/ Died Apr 20, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA/ Cause Unknown

Nina  Simone, Born Feb 21 1933 in Tryon, NC/ Died Apr 21 2003 in Carry-le Rouet, France/ Died in her sleep

Herbie Mann, Born Apr 16, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY/ Died Jul 1, 2003 in Santa Fe, NM/ Prostate cancer

Warren Zevon, Born Jan 24, 1947 in Chicago, IL/ Died Sep 7, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA/ Lung cancer

Elvin Jones, Born Elvin Ray Jones on Sep 9, 1927 in Pontiac, MI/ Died May 18, 2004 in Englewood, NJ/  Heart failure

Ray Charles, Born Ray Charles Robinson on Sep 23, 1930 in Albany, GA/ Died Jun 10, 2004 in Beverly Hills, CA/ Liver disease

Dee Dee Ramone, Born Douglas Colvin Sep 18, 1952 in Fort Lee, VA/ Died Jun 5, 2002 in Hollywood, CA/ Drug overdose

Johnny Cash, Born Feb 26, 1932 in Kingsland, AR/ Died Sep 12, 2003 in Nashville, TN / Died in his sleep

A.C. Reed, Born Aaron Corthen Reed on May 9, 1926 in Wardell, MO/ Died Feb 24, 2004 in Chicago, IL

Barney Kessel, Born Oct 17, 1923 in Muskogee, OK/ Died May 6, 2004 in San Diego, CA/ Cancer

Johnny Ramone, Born John Cummings, Oct 8, 1948 in Long Island, NY/ Died Sep 15, 2004 in Los Angeles, CA/ Prostate cancer

Robert Merrill, Born Jun 4, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY/ Died Oct 23, 2004 in New Rochelle, NY

Renata Tebaldi, Born Feb 1, 1922 in Pesaro, It/ Died Dec 19, 2004 in San Marino, It/

Son Seals, Born Frank Seals on Aug 14, 1942 in Osceola, AR/ Died Dec 20, 2004 in Chicago, IL/ Complications with diabetes

Jimmy Smith, Born Dec 8, 1928 in Norristown, PA/ Died Feb 8, 2005 in Scottsdale, AZ/ Natural causes

Bobby Short, Born Sep 15, 1924 in Danville, IL/ Died Mar 21, 2005 in New York City, NY/ Leukemia

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Born May 27, 1946 in Osted, Denmark/ Died Apr 19, 2005 in Copenhagen, Denmark/ Heart failure

Billy Bauer, Born Nov 14, 1915 in New York City, NY/ Died Jun 17, 2005 in New York City, NY/ pneumonia

Brock Peters, Born Jul 2, 1927 in New York, NY/ Died Aug 23, 2005 in Los Angeles, CA/ Pancreatic cancer

Skitch Henderson, Born 1918 in Halstad, MN/ Died Nov 1, 2005 in New Milford, CT/ Natural causes

Roy Brooks, Born Mar 9, 1938 / Died Nov 15, 2005 in Detroit/ Cause unknown

Lou Rawls, Born Dec 1, 1935 in Chicago, IL/ Died Jan 6, 2006 in Los Angeles, CA/ Cancer

Putte Wickman, Born Sep 10, 1924 in Borlänge, Sweden/ Died Feb 14, 2006

Ray Barretto, Born Apr 29, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY/ Died Feb 17, 2006 in Hackensack, NJ/ Heart failure

Buck Owens, Born Alvis Edgar Owens on Aug 12, 1929 in Sherman, TX/ Died Mar 24, 2006 in Bakersfield, CA/ Throat cancer

Billy Preston, Born Sep 9, 1946 in Houston, TX/ Died Jun 6, 2006 in Scottsdale, AZ/ Coma caused by pericarditis

Maynard Ferguson, Born May 4, 1928 in Verdun, Quebec, Canada/ Died Aug 23, 2006 in Ventura, CA/ Kidney and liver failure

Anita O'Day, Born Oct 18, 1919 in Chicago, IL/ Died Nov 23, 2006 in Los Angeles, CA/ Pneumonia and advanced Alzheimer's disease

Sivuca, Born Severino Dias de Oliveira on May 26, 1930 in Itabaiana, Paraíba, Brazil/ Died Dec 14, 2006 in João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil/ Cancer

James Brown, Born May 3, 1933 in Barnwell, SC/ Died Dec 25, 2006 in Atlanta, GA/ Pneumonia and heart failure

Alice Coltrane, Born Aug 27, 1937 in Detroit, MI/ Died Jan 12, 2007 in Los Angeles, CA/ Respiratory failure

Don Ho, Born Aug 13, 1930 in Honolulu, HI/ Died Apr 14, 2007 in Honolulu, HI/ Heart failure

Andrew Hill, born June 30, 1937 in Chicago, IL/ Died April 20, 2007 in Jersey City, NJ/ Lung cancer

Luciano Pavarotti, Born Oct 12, 1935 in Modena, Italy/ Died Sep 6, 2007 in Modena, Italy/ Cancer

Amanda Ambrose, Born Apr 18, 1925 in St. Louis/ Died Oct 26, 2007 in Tampa/ Colon cancer

Robert Goulet, Born Nov 26, 1933 in Lawrence, MA/ Died Oct 30, 2007 in Los Angeles, CA/ Rare form of pulmonary fibrosis

Oscar Peterson, Born Aug 15, 1925 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada/ Died Dec 23, 2007 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada/ Old age

Buddy Miles, Born Sep 5, 1947 in Omaha, NE/ Died February 26, 2008 in Austin, TX/ Congestive heart failure

Danny Davis, Born May 29, 1925 in Dorchester, MA/ Died June 12, 2008 in Nashville, TN/ Heart attack

Johnny Griffin, Born Apr 24, 1928 in Chicago, IL/ Died Jul 25, 2008 in Availles-Limouzine, France/ Old age

Isaac Hayes, Born Aug 20, 1942 in Covington, TN/ Died Aug 10, 2008 in Memphis, TN/ Stroke due to high blood pressure

Merl Saunders, Born Feb 14, 1934 in San Mateo, CA/ Died Oct 24, 2008 in San Francisco, CA/ Stroke

Miriam Makeba, Born Mar 4, 1932 in Johannesburg, South Africa/ Died Nov 9, 2008 in Castel Volturno, Italy/  Heart attack

Odetta, Born Odetta Holmes Dec 31, 1930 in Birmingham, AL/ Died Dec 2, 2008 in New York, NY/ Heart disease 

Freddie Hubbard, Born Apr 7, 1938 in Indianapolis, IN/ Died Dec 29, 2008 in Los Angeles, CA/ Heart attack

Alain Bashung, Born Dec 1, 1947 in Paris, France/ Died March 14, 2009 in Paris, France/ Lung cancer

Mercedes Sosa, born Jul 9, 1935 in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina/ Died Oct 4, 2009 in Buenos Aires, Argentina/ Kidney disease

Teddy Pendergrass, Born Mar 26, 1950 in Kingstree, SC/ died January 13, 2010 in Bryn Mawr, PA/ Colon cancer

Rob McConnell, Born Robert Murray Gordon, February 14, 1935 in London, Canada/ Died May 1, 2010 in Toronto, Canada/ Cancer

Big John Russell, Born John Russell Aug 30 1943 in Paramaribo, Indonesia/ Died Sep 12, 2010 in Leusden NL/ Heart failure

Solomon Burke, Born March 21, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA/ Died October 10, 2010 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands/ Pulmonary embolism upon arrival at Schipol Airport 

Marion Brown, Born Sep 8, 1931 in Atlanta, GA/ Died Oct 12 2010/ Subway accident

Gregory Isaacs, Born July 15, 1951 in Kingston, Jamaica/ Died Oct 25, 2010 in London, England/ Lung cancer

Billy Taylor, Born Jul 24, 1921 in Greenville, NC/ Died Dec 28, 2010 in New York, NY, Heart failure

George Shearing, Born Aug 13, 1919 in London, England/ Died Feb 14, 2011 in New York, NY/ Congestive heart failure

Peter Alexander, Born Peter Alexander Ferdinand Maximilian Neumayer, Jun 30, 1926 in Vienna, Austria/ Died Feb 12, 2011 in Vienna, Austria/ Reason of death not released

Gil Scott Heron, Born Apr 1, 1949 in Chicago, IL/ Died May 27, 2011 in New York City, NY/ Ill health due to drug abuse

Franz Josef Degenhardt, Born Dec 3, 1931 in Schwelm, Westfalen/ Died November 14, 2011 in Quickborn, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany/ Cause unknown

Johnny Otis, Born Dec 28, 1921 in Vallejo, CA/ Died January 17, 2012 in Altadena, CA/ Old age

Earl Scruggs, Born Jan 6, 1924 in Flint Hill, NC, died March 28, 2012 in Nashville, TN/ Old age

Tony Martin, Born Dece 25, 1913 in Oakland, CA, Died July 27, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA/ Old age

Dave Brubeck, Born Dec 6, 1920 in Concord, CA/ Died December 5, 2012 in Norwalk, CT/ Heart failure

Donna Summer, Born Dec 31, 1948 in Boston, MA/ Died May 17, 2012 in Naples, FL/ Lung cancer

Terry Callier, Born May 24, 1945 in Chicago, IL/ Died Oct 27, 2012 in Chicago, IL/ Cancer

Ravi Shankar, Born April 7, 1920 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India/ Died December 11, 2012 in San Diego, CA/ Old age

Marva Whitney, Born May 1, 1944 in Kansas City, KS/ Died December 22, 2012 in Kansas City, KS/ Pneumonia

George Gruntz, Born Jun 24, 1932 in Basel, Switzerland/ Died Jan 10, 2013 in Basel, Switzerland/ Natural causes

Magic Slim, Born Morris Holt on Aug 7, 1937 in Torrence, MS/ Died Feb 20, 2013 in Philadelphia, PA/ Breathing difficulties

Kenny Ball, Born May 22, 1930 in Ilford, Essex, England/ Died Mar 7, 2013 in Basildon, Essex, England/ Pneumonia

Georges Moustaki, Born May 3, 1934 Alexandria, Egypt/ Died May 23, 2013, Nice, France/ Emphysema

Richie Havens, Born Jan 21, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY/ Died Apr 22, 2013 in Jersey City, NJ/ Heart attack

David Garrick, Born Sep 12, 1945 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England/ Died August 23, 2013 in Wirral, England/Cause unknown

Gloria Lynne, Born Gloria Wilson, Nov 23, 1929 in Harlem, NY/ Died Oct 15, 2013 Newark, NJ/ Old age 

Lou Reed, Born Mar 2, 1942 in Brooklyn, NY/ Died October 27, 2013 in Southampton, NY/ End-stage liver disease

Yuseef Lateef, Born Oct 9, 1920 in Chatanooga, TN/ Died Dec 23, 2013 in Shutesbury, MA/ Old age

Pete Seeger, Born May 3, 1919 in New York, NY/ Died Jan 27, 2014/ Old age

Lee Dresser, Born May 22, 1941 in Washington, D.C./ Died April 24, 2014/ Leukaemia

Tommy Ramone, Born Thomas Erdelyi, Jan 29, 1949 in in Budapest, Hungary/ Died July 11, 2014 in Ridgewood, Queens, New York/ Bile duct cancer

Paul Horn, Born Mar 17, 1930 in New York, NY/ Died June 29, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada/ Old age

Johnny Winter, Born Feb 23 1944 in Beaumont, TX/ Died  July 16, 2014 in Zürich, Switzerland/ Emphysema combined with pneumonia

Udo Jürgens, Born Sep 30, 1934 in Klagenfurt, A/ Died Dec 21, 2014 in Münsterlingen, CH/ Heart attack

Joe Cocker, Born May 20, 1944 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England/ Died December 22, 2014 in Crawford, CO/ Lung cancer

Andraé Crouch, Born Jul 1, 1942 in San Francisco, CA /Died Jan 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA/ heart attack

Clark Terry, Born Dec 14, 1920 in St. Louis, MO/ Died Feb 21, 2015 in Pine Bluff, AR/ Old age

James Last, Born April 17, 1929 in Bremen, Germany/ Died June 9, 2015 in Palm Beach, FL/ Old age

Ornette Coleman, Born March 9, 1930 in Fort Worth, TX/ Died June 11, 2015 in New York, NY/ Cardiac arrest

B.B. King, Born Riley B. King on Sep 16, 1925 in Itta Bena, Miss./ Died May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV/ Congestive heart failure

Phil Woods , Born Nov 2, 1931 in Springfield, MA/ Died Sep 29, 2015 in East Stroudsberg, PA/ Complications with emphysema

Natalie Cole, Born Feb 6, 1950 in Los Angeles, CA/ Died Dec 31, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA/ congestive heart failure

David Bowie, Born Jan 8, 1947 in Brixton, London/ Died Jan 10, 2016 in London/ Cancer

Ernestine Anderson, Born Nov 11, 1928 in Houston, TX/ Died Mar 10, 2016 in Shoreline, WA/ Natural causes

Merle Haggard, Born Apr 6, 1937 in Oildale, CA / Died Apr 6, 2016 in Palo Cedro, CA/ Complications from pneumonia 

Toots Thielemans, Born April 29, 1922 in Brussels, Belgium / Died August 22, 2016, old age

Leonard Cohen, Born Sep 21, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada /Died Nov 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA/ Died after a fall

Leon Russell, Born Apr 2, 1942 in Lawton, OK / Died Nov 13, 2016 in Nashville, TN / Died in his sleep 

Mose Allison, Born Nov 11, 1927 in Tippo, MS /Died Nov 15, 2016 in Hilton Head, SC / Old age

Keisa Brown, Born 1947 in Jackson, Miss. / Died on Nov 18, 2006 in Maulton, NJ/ After long illness

Chuck Berry, Born Oct 18, 1926 in St. Louis, MO/ Died Mar 18, 2017 in Wentzville, MO/ Old age

Gregg Allman, Born Dec 8, 1947 in Nashville, TN/ Died May 27, 2017 in Savannah, GA/ Liver cancer

Joy Fleming, Born Erna Raad, Nov 15, 1944 in Rockenhausen, Germany/ Died Sep 27 2017 in Sinsheim, Germany/ unknown

Tom Petty, Born Oct 20, 1950 in Gainesville, FL/ Died Oct 2, 2017 in Santa Monica, CA/ Cardiac arrest after overdose

Fats Domino, Born Feb 26, 1928 in New Orleans, LA/ Died Oct 24, 2017 in Harvey, LA / Old age

David Cassidy , Born Apr 12, 1950 in New York City, NY/ Died Nov 21, 2017 in Ford Lauderdale, FL/ Organ failure after dementia

Johnny Hallyday, Born Jean-Philippe Smet, Jun 15, 1943 in Paris, France / Died Dec 6, 2017 in Marnes-la-Coquette, France/ Lung cancer

Keely Smith, Born Mar 9, 1932 in Norfolk, VA / Died Dec 16, 2017 in Palm Springs, CA/ Heart failure

Hugh Masekela, Born Apr 4, 1939 in Witbank, South Africa/ Died Jan 23, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa/ Prostate cancer

Didier Lockwood, Born Feb 11, 1956 in Calais, France/ Died Feb 18, 2018 in Paris, France/ Heart failure

Aretha Franklin,  Born Mar 25, 1942 in Memphis, TN/ Died Aug 16, 2018 in Detroit, MI/ Pancreatic cancer 

Randy Weston, Born Apr 6, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY/ Died Sep 1, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY/ Old age

Otis Rush, Born Apr 29, 1934 in Philadelphia, MS/ Died Sep 29, 2018/ Complications from a stroke in 2003

Roy Clark, Born Apr 15, 1933 in Meherrin, VA/ Died Nov 15, 2018 in Tulsa, OK

McCoy Tyner, Born Dec 11, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA/ Died Mar 6, 2020/ Natural causes

Bill Withers, Born Jul 4, 1938 in Slab Fork, WV/ Died Mar 30, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA/ Heart attack

Lee Konitz, Born Oct 13, 1927 in Chicago, IL / Died Apr 15, 2020 in New York, NY / Complications from COVID-19

Little Richard, Born Dec 5, 1932 in Macon, GA/ Died May 9, 2020 in Tullahoma, TN/ Bone cancer

Betty Wright, Born Dec 21, 1953 in Miami, FL/ Died May 10, 2020 in Miami, FL/ Cancer

Trini Lopez, Born May 15, 1937 in Dallas, TX/ Died Aug 11, 2020 in Palm Springs, CA/ Complications from the COVID-19 virus

Carlos do Carmo, Born Dec 21, 1939 in in Lisbon/ Died January 1st, 2021 in Lisbon,Portugal/ Aneurysm

Chick Corea, Born June 12, 1941 in Chelsea, MA/ Died Feb 9, 2021 in the Tampa Bay area of Florida/ Cancer

Chris Barber, Born April 17, 1930 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England/ Died Mar 2, 2021/ Old age and dementia

Milva, Born Maria Ilva Biolcati Jul 17, 1939 in Goro, Italy/ Died Apr 23, 2021 in Milan/ Died at home 

Charlie Watts, Born Jun 2, 1941 in Wembley, Middlesex, England/ Died Aug 24, 2021 in London/ Heart failure

Pat Martino, Born Aug 25, 1944 in Philadelphia, PA/ Died Nov 1, 2021/ Died of a respiratory illness

Barry Harris, Born Dec 15, 1929 in Detroit, MI/ Died Dec 8, 2021 in North Bergen, NJ/ Old age

 

“There is … a great interest in the way collections do collect, divulge, organize, in fact mix and remix things that were separated before. Having all the objects in the same room allows to make various connections. Here is what a collection allows us to do: Collecting elements allows people to collect their own thoughts”. (Bruno Latour, Linke, 2015, p. 174).

 

Charlie Mingus, Born Apr 22, 1922 in Nogales, AZ/ Died Jan 5, 1979 in Cuernavaca, Mexico/ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

 

 

Carlos do Carmo, Born Dec 21, 1939 in Lisbon, Portugal/ Died Jan 1st, 2021 in Lisbon, Portugal/ Aneurysm

 

 

 

 

 

Townes van Zandt, Born Mar 7, 1944 in Fort Worth, TX/ Died Jan 1, 1997 in Mount Juliet, TN/ Heart attack due to years of substance abuse

Chick Corea, Born Jun 12, 1941 in Chelsea, MA/ Died Feb 9, 2021 in the Tampa Bay area of Florida/ Cancer

Friedrich Gulda, Born May 16, 1930 in Vienna, Austria/ Died Jan 27, 2000 in Vienna, Austria/ Heart failure

 

 

Little Richard, Born Dec 5, 1932 in Macon, GA/ Died May 9, 2020 in Tullahoma, TN/ Bone cancer

Lee Konitz, Born Oct 13, 1927 in Chicago, IL / Died Apr 15, 2020 in New York, NY / Complications from COVID-19 

Hugh Masekela, Born Apr 4, 1939 in Witbank, South Africa/ Died Jan 23, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa/ Prostate cancer

Keely Smith, Born Mar 9, 1932 in Norfolk, VA / Died Dec 16, 2017 in Palm Springs, CA/ Heart failure

Louis Prima, Born Dec 7, 1911 in New Orleans, LA/ Died Aug 24, 1978 in New Orleans, LA/ Brain tumour

David Cassidy, Born Apr 12, 1950 in New York City, NY/ Died Nov 21, 2017 in Ford Lauderdale, FL/ Organ failure after dementia

Tom Petty, Born Oct 20, 1950 in Gainesville, FL/ Died Oct 2, 2017 in Santa Monica, CA/ Cardiac arrest after opiate overdose

Joy Fleming, Born Erna Raad, Nov 15, 1944 in Rockenhausen, Germany/ Died Sep 27, 2017 in Sinsheim, Germany/ Died unexpectedly at home

Gregg Allman, Born Dec 8, 1947 in Nashville, TN/ Died May 27, 2017 in Savannah, GA/ Liver cancer

Roy Buchanan, Born Sep 23, 1939 in Ozark, AR/ Died Aug 14, 1988 in Fairfax, VA/Suicide

Virgil Fox, Born May 3, 1912 in Princeton, Illinois/ Died in Palm Beach, Florida, Oct 25, 1980/ Prostate cancer

 

 

 

Babs Gonzales, Born Oct 27, 1919 in Newark, NJ/ Died Jan 23, 1980 in Newark, NJ/ Cancer

Sam Cooke, Born on Jan 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, MS/ Died Dec 11, 1964 in Los Angeles, CA/ Shot by a hotel manager

Sidney Bechet, Born May 14, 1897 in New Orleans, LA, died May 14, 1959 in Paris, France/ Cancer