Mitch Myers

Freelance Writer

Charlie Haden, 1989

Charlie Haden, Veteran Jazz Bassist, Dead at 76

Charlie Haden, a legendary jazz bassist and original member of the Ornette Coleman Quartet, died on Friday (July 11) after a prolonged battle with an undisclosed illness.
Charlie Haden, 1989

Charlie Haden, Veteran Jazz Bassist, Dead at 76

Charlie Haden, a legendary jazz bassist and original member of the Ornette Coleman Quartet, died on Friday (July 11) after a prolonged battle with an undisclosed illness.
Jimmy Scott

Jimmy Scott, Iconic Jazz Stylist, Dead at 88

Jimmy Scott, the international jazz star whose small stature, romantic phrasing and distinctly high voice helped make him one of the most unique vocal stylists of his era, died in his sleep on Thursday at his home in Las Vegas. The singer was 88.

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