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Byard Lancaster, Philadelphia avant-garde jazz legend, Passes Away
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/26/12 2:21 am | updated: 08/26/12 2:21 am
 
Philadelphia jazz legend Byard Lancaster passed away on Thursday after suffering from pancreatic cancer. Lancaster was a master saxophonist and flautist who performed with many other of his better known jazz contemporaries such as Archie Shepp, Elvin Jones, Sunny Murrary, McCoy Tyner, Khan Jamal and Sun Ra. He traveled the world as an ambassador of free form avant-garde jazz spreading the word of Philadelphia music, but always returned home to perform in the streets, clubs, and subways. Read More

 
 
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Maria Cole, Widow of Nat King Cole, Dies at 89
 
  by: Hailey - Collegeville, PA
started: 07/12/12 6:56 pm | updated: 07/12/12 6:56 pm
 
Maria Hawkins Cole, widow of the great Nat King Cole, has passed away after a battle with cancer. A singer for Duke Ellington and Count Basie, she met and married Nat King Cole. Together they had Natalie, Timolin, and Casey Cole. Natalie continued in her parents footsteps and became and R&B performer.

In 1965 when her husband, the great Nat ‘King’ Cole, passed away, she created the Cole Cancer Foundation in his honor.

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August 4 Music Calendar
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 08/04/11 8:24 am | updated: 08/04/11 8:24 am
 
(1901) 110 Years Ago

Jazz trumpeter/singer Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong is born in New Orleans,... Read More
 
 
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July 6 Music Calendar
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/06/11 5:11 am | updated: 07/06/11 5:11 am
 
(1971) 40 Years Ago

Influential jazz trumpeter and singer Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong dies from a heart attack in New York at age 69.
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May 25 Music Calendar
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 05/25/11 6:47 am | updated: 05/25/11 6:47 am
 
(1926) 85 Years Ago

Prolific jazz trumpeter Miles Davis is born in Alton,... Read More
 
 
 
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