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  • Al Jarreau (1940 - 2017)
    Alwin Lopez "Al" Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017) was an American jazz singer. He won seven Grammy Awards and was nominated for over a dozen more. He is perhaps best known for his 1981 al...
  • Buddy Greco (1926 - 2017)
    Known by his colleagues as a "singer's singer" and a "musician's musician," Buddy Greco sold more than a million records. He was well-known for releasing songs from every genre, from jazz to country to...
  • Mose Allison (1927 - 2016)
    Mose John Allison, Jr. (November 11, 1927 – November 15, 2016) was an American jazz and blues pianist, singer, and songwriter. He became notable for playing a unique mix of blues and modern jazz, both ...
  • Abdullah Ibrahim
    Abdullah Ibrahim (born Adolph Johannes Brand on 9 October 1934 and formerly known as Dollar Brand ) is a South African pianist and composer. His music reflects many of the musical influences of his c...
  • Sathima "Bea" Benjamin (1936 - 2013)
    Beatrice "Sathima Bea" Benjamin (17 October 1936 – 20 August 2013) was a South African vocalist and composer, based for nearly 45 years in New York City. Benjamin's compelling life was the subject of...

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