IN MEMORIAM: Della Reese, ‘Touched by an Angel’ Star and R&B Singer, Dies at 86 // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Della Reese, ‘Touched by an Angel’ Star and R&B Singer, Dies at 86 // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Della Reese, who segued from pop and jazz singing stardom in the ‘50s and ‘60s to a long career as a popular TV actress on “Touched by an Angel” and…

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IN MEMORIAM: AC/DC Founder and Guitarist Malcolm Young Dead at 64

IN MEMORIAM: AC/DC Founder and Guitarist Malcolm Young Dead at 64

“Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young,” a statement read on the band’s website. “Malcolm, along with Angus, was the…

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IN MEMORIAM:  Longtime Country Singer, Songwriter Mel Tillis Dies // Tenor Saxophonist Mel Martin Passes

IN MEMORIAM: Longtime Country Singer, Songwriter Mel Tillis Dies // Tenor Saxophonist Mel Martin Passes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens…

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IN MEMORIAM:  Awesome Local Drummer Tony Garcia Passes // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Awesome Local Drummer Tony Garcia Passes // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

From Annette VQ on Facebook, 11/13/17: Last night we lost a wonderful friend and drummer, Tony Garcia. You will be missed. RIP friend. Tim Elliott: Life is short, none of…

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IN MEMORIAM: Famed Bodyguard Tony Funches Passes

IN MEMORIAM: Famed Bodyguard Tony Funches Passes

From Kenny Hurst on Facebook, 11/13/17: Wow. I just learned that my Dear Friend Tony Funches passed back on June 21st of this year. He had the greatest stories. He…

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IN MEMORIAM: Former FAITH NO MORE singer Chuck Mosley has died at the age of 57.

IN MEMORIAM: Former FAITH NO MORE singer Chuck Mosley has died at the age of 57.

His family has issued the following statement: “After a long period of sobriety, Charles Henry Mosley III lost his life on November 9th, 2017 due to the disease of addiction….

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IN MEMORIAM:  Rock Drummer Pentti “Whitey” Glan of Alice Cooper Dies  //  Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Rock Drummer Pentti “Whitey” Glan of Alice Cooper Dies // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Pentti “Whitey” Glan (July 8, 1946 – November 7, 2017) was a Finnish rock drummer, best known for his work with Alice Cooper and Lou Reed. Glan’s first serious band…

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IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths – October/November 2017

IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths – October/November 2017

November 1: Katie Lee, 98, American folk singer. October 30: Theo Bophela, 86, South African jazz musician, diabetes; Lajos Som, 70, Hungarian rock musician; Daniel Viglietti, 78, Uruguayan folk singer,…

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EVENTS: Memorial Set for Roger Armstrong (CHUN) this Saturday, October 28th, 11:00 a.m.

EVENTS: Memorial Set for Roger Armstrong (CHUN) this Saturday, October 28th, 11:00 a.m.

A Memorial for Roger Armstrong (CHUN) has been set at Botanic Gardens this Saturday, October 28th, 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206 – 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tommy Nuhulu…

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IN MEMORIAM:  Another Tragic Loss: Natasha Turner, Wife of Kai Turner // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Another Tragic Loss: Natasha Turner, Wife of Kai Turner // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

From Kai Turner on Fb., 10/15/17: The love of my life and soulmate of 23 years died last night. I will always love my dear beautiful Natasha. Lisa DeWitt: Stunned,…

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IN MEMORIAM: Terrible News: Roger Armstrong of The People’s Fair Loses His Battle With Cancer

IN MEMORIAM: Terrible News: Roger Armstrong of The People’s Fair Loses His Battle With Cancer

Tommy Nuhulu on Roger Armstrong: I am struck and still stuck deep in sadness by the passing of a very dear friend. Cancer made him fight and forced him to…

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IN MEMORIAM: Grady Tate of the Schoolhouse Rock! Series // Pat Hicks – Founder of Guitar Institute of Technology

IN MEMORIAM: Grady Tate of the Schoolhouse Rock! Series // Pat Hicks – Founder of Guitar Institute of Technology

Grady Bernard Tate (January 14, 1932 – October 8, 2017) was an American hard bop and soul-jazz drummer and singer with a distinctive baritone voice. In addition to his work…

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IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

8: Coriún Aharonián, 77, Uruguayan electroacoustic music composer and musicologist; László Aradszky, 82, Hungarian pop singer. 7: Jimmy Beaumont, 76, American singer (The Skyliners); Jan Arvid Johansen, 70, Norwegian musician,…

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IN MEMORIAM: Local Trumpeter Ron D’Ascenz Passes // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Local Trumpeter Ron D’Ascenz Passes // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

[We are repeating this due to a computer glitch] From Ben Mackinen: Ron D’Ascenz, a most elegant and lyrical Colorado jazz trumpet player passed away last week. I met Ron…

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IN MEMORIAM: World Renowned Singer/Songwriter/Musician Tom Petty Dies

IN MEMORIAM: World Renowned Singer/Songwriter/Musician Tom Petty Dies

Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American rock musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty…

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