Archive for August, 2013
George Duke, Keyboardist Who Crossed Genre Boundaries, Dies at 67 – NYTimes.com: “George Duke, who began his career as a jazz pianist in the 1960s but made his name by crossing musical boundaries, died on Monday in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 67.”
Tim Wright, Pere Ubu and DNA Bassist, Dead of Unknown Causes | SPIN | Newswire: “Tim Wright, Pere Ubu’s original bassist and a member of influential New York no-wave band DNA, has died, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Pere Ubu frontman broke the news on Facebook: ‘Tim Wright died Sunday, August 4 2013, reports longtime partner Mary Ann Livchak. He was an original member of Pere Ubu and later a contributor to the No Wave scene of New York City.’ His age and cause of death weren’t immediately announced.