IN MEMORIAM: Howard Sherman Passes in Arizona // Don Griffin of The Miracles Dies in Auto Accident // Dennis Greene of Sha Na Na Dies

From Tommy Nuhulu on Fb, 9/07/15: My apologies to all who are seeing me post more than my fair share of me saying farewell to friends I’ve lost, but lately,…

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IN MEMORIAM: Boomer Castleman, Inventor of the Palm Pedal, Dies

Owens Boomer Castleman (July 18, 1945 – September 1, 2015), better known by his stage name Boomer Castleman, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was from Farmers Branch, Texas….

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IN MEMORIAM: Local Drummer Michael Berry, Formerly of Rare Silk, Passes.

On Facebook: Rehka Ohal: The music community lost another brother last night, and Shwinty and I lost a former bandmate. We’ll always remember your amazing musicianship, your silly sense of…

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IN MEMORIAM: Don Messina – Brethren Fast, Cherie Cornell, Sebastian Evridge, and “Drummer Dan” Maracle Pass

Don Messina of Brethren Fast Dies in Auto Accident From Tommy Nuhulu: Consumed by a deep and numbing sadness, as another brother in music leaves a tightly woven community in…

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IN MEMORIAM: Cherie Cornell Dies // Sean Price Dead: Rapper and Heltah Skeltah Member Dies at 43

From Annette Cannon: Heard that a friend had a heart attack last night and has died. Please say a prayer for Cherie Cornell… she was a beautiful soul and loved…

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IN MEMORIAM: British singer Cilla Black dies // Lynn Anderson – “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden” – Dies

Priscilla Maria Veronica White OBE (27 May 1943 – 1 August 2015), known by her stage name Cilla Black, was an English singer, actress and entertainer. Championed by the Beatles,…

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IN MEMORIAM: Vic Firth, Drumstick – Mallet Manufacturer, Drummer Extraordinary, Dies

Everett “Vic” Firth (June 2, 1930 – July 26, 2015) was an American musician and the founder of Vic Firth Company (formerly Vic Firth, Inc.), a company that makes percussion…

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In Memoriam: Wayne Carson, Co-Writer of “Always on My Mind”, Dies

Wayne Carson (born Wayne Carson Head; May 31, 1943 – July 20, 2015), sometimes credited as Wayne Carson Thompson, was an American country musician, songwriter, and record producer. He played…

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In Memoriam: Michael Masser, Hussein Fatal, Rapper Capo and baby Die

Michael Masser, a songwriter, producer and composer who penned hits for Whitney Houston, Diana Ross and Gladys Knight, died in Rancho Mirage, Calif. on Thursday. He was 74. Masser’s hits…

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In Memoriam

Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths… July 2015 7: Masabumi Kikuchi, 75, Japanese jazz pianist; Jaime Morey, 73, Spanish singer (“Amanece”). 6: Julio Angel, 69, Puerto Rican rock, pop and bolero singer,…

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In Memoriam: Phenomenal ‘Yes’ Bassist Chris Squire Passes

Christopher Russell Edward “Chris” Squire (4 March 1948 – 27 June 2015) was an English musician, singer and songwriter. He was best known as the bassist and founding member of…

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IN MEMORIAM: James Horner, Film Composer for ‘Titanic’ and Harold Battiste, Composer, Arranger, Teacher, Die.

James Horner, the consummate film composer known for his heart-tugging scores for Field of Dreams, Braveheart and Titanic, for which he won two Academy Awards, died Monday in a plane…

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In Memoriam: Local Singer/Songwriter Jeff Fleury // Saxophonist Ornette Coleman // Jim Ed Brown – The Browns // Rapper MC Supreme Killed

Local Singer/Songwriter Jeff Fleury of “Fleury” Dies: From David B. Productions on Fb, 6/15/15: Sad to hear about the passing of Jeff Fleury of the local 80s band, Fleury, this…

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In Memoriam: ‘The Voice’ Contestant Anthony Riley Dies // American Rapper “Pumpkinhead” Dies

Vivacious street performer Anthony Riley, a frontrunner on this most recent season of The Voice who inspired the fastest four-chair turnaround in the series’ history, has died at age 28…

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In Memoriam: Steve Bane (Thrills Galore) // Jean Ritchie // Jim Bailey Die

Local Musician Steve Bane Dies in Motorcycle Accident… From Scotty Brown on Fb, 6/01/15: Just heard lost a great friend of so many years, Steve Bane. My dear friend, may…

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