IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths
October 2018: 9: Nitin Bali, 47, Indian singer, traffic collision.
8: Tim Chandler, 58, American rock bassist (Daniel Amos, The Swirling Eddies, The Choir).
Tim Chandler (February 3, 1960 – October 8, 2018) was an American bass guitar player, best known for his work with the rock bands Daniel Amos, The Swirling Eddies (credited as Berger Roy Al) and The Choir.
In 2000, when Daniel Amos was recording its Mr. Buechner’s Dream album, Chandler and a few friends decided to make a documentary of the making of the album. That footage, which showed the band rehearsing and recording songs for the album, was later edited together and released on the DVD, The Making of Mr. Buechner’s Dream
7: John Wicks, 65, British singer and songwriter (The Records).
6: Montserrat Caballé, 85, Spanish opera singer, gallbladder infection.
5: Bernadette Carroll, 74, American singer (The Angels); Ed Kenney, 85, American singer and actor (Flower Drum Song).
4: Hamiet Bluiett, 78, American jazz saxophonist; John Tyrrell, 76, British musicologist.
3: Joseph Kamaru, 79, Kenyan benga musician and political activist, complications from Parkinson’s disease; Bent Lorentzen, 83, Danish composer; Hugo Raspoet, 77, Belgian singer and guitarist; John Von Ohlen, 77, American jazz drummer (Blue Wisp Big Band).