Jazz photographer JAMIE HODGSON has died following a battle with cancer. He was 76.
Londoner Hodgson, who passed away on Sunday (08JAN06), is best known for his black-and-white portraits of LOUIS ARMSTRONG, DUKE ELLINGTON,...
Welsh singer TOM JONES has been awarded a knighthood for services to music in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's annual New Year Honours list.
The 65-year-old, from Pontypridd in Wales, began his musical career...
Ground-breaking jazz drummer STAN LEVY died at Los Angeles' Valley
Presbyterian Hospital last Tuesday (19APR05), just two months after undergoing
cancer surgery. He was 79.
Levy enjoyed a successful musical career which saw him...
Danish jazz star NIELS-HENNING OERSTED PEDERSEN died of heart failure at
his home in Ishoef, Denmark on Tuesday (19APR05). He was 58.
The double bass player performed with huge jazz names during his 35-year...
Legendary jazz saxophonist ILLINOIS JACQUET has died at his New York home
at the age of 81.
According to Jacquet's longtime friend DAN FRANK, he suffered a heart
attack yesterday (22JUL04).
Singer BARRY MANILOW is poised to receive the SOCIETY OF SINGERS' 12 annual
ELLA AWARD today (28APR03).
The ELLA Award, named after its first recipient ELLA FITZGERALD, goes to
singers whose contributions to the...