Archive | February, 2019

http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Neal-James.jpgIN MEMORIAM: Animal Planet’s ‘Banjo Man’ Neal James Dies at 55  // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Animal Planet’s ‘Banjo Man’ Neal James Dies at 55 // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

By Natalie Stone, MSN | Neal James, who appeared on Animal Planet’s Call of the Wildman, has died. He was 55. James died Friday, Feb. 1 at approximately 1 a.m….

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Pete-shelley.jpgIN MEMORIAM: Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks) // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks) // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Can you please add to the next COMBO newsletter a little bit about the passing of Pete Shelley – Songwriter and guitarist for the Buzzcocks – The Buzzcocks tweeted yesterday…

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IN MEMORIAM: Matt Murphy Dies, Jimmy Wopo Shot & Killed // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Matt Murphy Dies, Jimmy Wopo Shot & Killed // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Matthew Tyler Murphy (December 29, 1929 – June 15, 2018), known as Matt “Guitar” Murphy, was an American blues guitarist. He was associated with The Blues Brothers and Howlin’ Wolf….

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IN MEMORIAM:   Ron Dunbar // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Ron Dunbar // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Ronald Dunbar (born c. 1939 – April 4, 2018) was an American songwriter, A&R director and record producer who worked closely with Holland-Dozier-Holland, and with George Clinton. His co-writing credits…

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IN MEMORIAM: Rapper – Producer Alias Dies of Heart Attack  // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Rapper – Producer Alias Dies of Heart Attack // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Brendon Whitney (April 5, 1976 – March 30, 2018), better known by his stage name Alias, was a producer and rapper from Hollis, Maine. He was a co-founder of the…

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IN MEMORIAM:  John “John Quill” Langhorne – Founder of Colorado Songwriters // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: John “John Quill” Langhorne – Founder of Colorado Songwriters // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

From Missy Grandinetti: On Friday Jan 5th, my step-brother John Langhorne passed away. He came into my life when I was 14 and always treated me with dignity and respect….

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

From Ben Mackinen: Ron D’Ascenz, a most elegant and lyrical Colorado jazz trumpet player passed away last week. I met Ron 30 years ago playing together in the Sam Bivens…

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IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths // What is “Acadian” Music?

IN MEMORIAM: Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths // What is “Acadian” Music?

30: Abdul Jabbar, 78, Bangladeshi singer; Skip Prokop, 74, Canadian drummer (Lighthouse); L. N. Shastri, 46, Indian playback singer. 29: Dmitri Kogan, 38, Russian violinist, lymphoma. 28: Melissa Bell, 53,…

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