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‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81 | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart...
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another one of my favorites has passed! 

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Ellis Marsalis Jr., pianist, educator and patriarch of legendary musical family, dies of complications from coronavirus

Ellis Marsalis Jr., pianist, educator and patriarch of legendary musical family, dies of complications from coronavirus | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Ellis Marsalis Jr., a New Orleans jazz legend, educator and father of four musical sons died on Wednesday, Ellis Marsalis Center for Music Director Emeritus Quint Davis told CNN. He was 85.
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a definite blow to the jazz community. 

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Honoring Ellis Marsalis

With sadness and a heavy heart, Jazz at Lincoln Center says goodbye to Ellis Marsalis, one of the most renowned artists and music educators in his time—or any time.

Ellis’ profound impact on the lineage of the music is embodied by the many musicians whose lives he has informed, inspired, and educated.

Our Board, Orchestra, and staff send love and prayers to his sons: Branford, Wynton, Ellis III, Delfeayo, Mboya, and Jason Marsalis; as well as the entire Marsalis family.
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what a legend....

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