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  • Monster Mash: Obama proposes reductions in arts funding for 2012; Van Gogh color mystery explained

     
    Obama proposes reductions in arts funding in 2012 budget
  • Armando Peraza dies; flamboyant bongo drummer

     Armando Peraza dies; flamboyant bongo drummer
    Cuban-born drummer Armando Peraza, a self-taught musician who transformed himself from a homeless orphan in Havana to a world-recognized bongo and conga expert who performed with Carlos Santana for nearly two decades, died Monday in a South San...

    John Levy dies at 99; personal manager for jazz greats

    John Levy dies at 99; personal manager for jazz greats
    John Levy, an accomplished bassist who became the first African American personal manager in the jazz field, has died. He was 99. Levy, a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, died in his sleep Friday at his Altadena home, said his wife, writer...

    Beryl Davis dies at 87; British-born singer became a star in America

    Beryl Davis dies at 87; British-born singer became a star in America
    Beryl Davis, a British-born singer who became a star in America performing with Frank Sinatra and Benny Goodman during the big-band era, died Friday in Los Angeles. She was 87. The cause of death was complications from Alzheimer's disease, according to...

    Ed Shaughnessy dies at 84; renowned jazz drummer

    Ed Shaughnessy dies at 84; renowned jazz drummer
    Ed Shaughnessy, whose mutton-chop whiskers and swinging rhythms made him one of the most famous drummers in jazz during his nearly three decades with Doc Severinsen's "Tonight Show" band, has died. He was 84. Shaughnessy had a heart attack Friday at his...