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  • Patty Andrews dies at 94; Andrews Sisters' last surviving member

    Patty Andrews dies at 94; Andrews Sisters' last surviving member
    They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to the very top of the pop charts.
  • Review: A fascinating education in 'The Jazz Standards'

    Review: A fascinating education in 'The Jazz Standards'
    -------------------- The Jazz Standards A Guide to the Repertoire Ted Gioia Oxford University Press: 528 pp., $39.95 -------------------- I like jazz but I don't know much about it. Or perhaps I should say that I know what I like. Duke Ellington,...

    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...

    Joe Morello dies at 82; jazz drummer for Dave Brubeck Quartet

    Joe Morello dies at 82; jazz drummer for Dave Brubeck Quartet
    Joe Morello, the jazz drummer best known for his work with the influential Dave Brubeck Quartet on such classic recordings as "Take Five," has died. He was 82. Morello died Saturday at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, N.J., said his wife,...

    PASSINGS: Larry Zarian, Paul Kent, Marty Harris

    PASSINGS: Larry Zarian, Paul Kent, Marty Harris
    Larry Zarian Former Glendale mayor and TV, radio host Larry Zarian, 73, a former mayor of Glendale and the first Armenian American to be elected to the City Council, died of blood cancer Thursday at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Zarian also served...