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  • 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 Francisco hospital.
  • Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'

    Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'
    Mike Garson obviously takes the piano very seriously, but he can chuckle over some of the contradictory paths that a versatile mastery of the keys has led him down. Maybe the unlikeliest of all is the one he's embarking on Saturday at Segerstrom Concert...

    Died on this day: Jazz artist Dave Brubeck was a former cowboy

    Died on this day: Jazz artist Dave Brubeck was a former cowboy
    The wigging cat with the far-out wail, Dave Brubeck, died a year ago today. Brubeck was the man behind the first million-selling jazz record, "Time Out," in 1959. He created buzz on the jazz circuit (thus Time's "wigging cat" description) and left a...

    Jean Bach, jazz documentarian, dies at 94

    Jean Bach, jazz documentarian, dies at 94
    Jean Bach, who told the story behind a celebrated photograph of jazz luminaries in the award-winning 1994 documentary "A Great Day in Harlem," died Monday in New York City at age 94. The hourlong film chronicles an extraordinary moment in jazz history...

    Sam Most, father of modern jazz flute, was 82

    Sam Most, father of modern jazz flute, was 82
    Sam Most, considered the first modern jazz flutist, had some unusual talents, one of which was the ability to hum and play notes at the same time. A number of flutists have said he was the first to combine humming and playing, a style that was later...