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Brand XâGhettoPhysics: Will the Real Pimps and Ho's Please Stand Up!â is the latest from filmmaker William Arntz, whose last film was the ludicrous âWhat the Bleep Do We Know!?â (2004; expanded âDown the Rabbit Holeâ release,...
Jazz drummer Ed Thigpen, who often was described as "Mr. Taste" for his sensitive accompaniment of instrumentalists and singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell and Billy Taylor, died Wednesday at Hvidovre Hospital in Copenhagen. He was...
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Win 27 Grammys and one Emmy, and throw in seven Oscar nominations. Would there be anything left for you to do? Quincy Jones could have settled for being the first African-American record executive in 1964, when he was vice president at Mercury Rec-ords....
Louie Bellson, a jazz drummer and bandleader who combined remarkable instrumental virtuosity with far-ranging compositional skills, has died. He was 84. According to his wife, Francine, Bellson died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
Blossom Dearie, the singer and songwriter whose sweet soprano voice, harmonically innovative piano stylings and sophisticated performances made her a popular attraction in jazz and cabaret for nearly half a century, has died. She was 82. ---------------...
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Bud Shank, the alto saxophonist who was a key figure in the West Coast jazz scene of the 1950s, has died. He was 82. Shank died Thursday night at his home in Tucson of pulmonary failure, friends said. A versatile musician with an adventurous nature,...
Howard County schools' Deputy Superintendent Ray Brown says he contemplated retiring in the spring after a 41-year career but opted to stay on with the district at the request of new Superintendent Renee Foose. But last week, Brown decided to retire,...
Doris Mae Hoey Snyder, an Annapolis resident who performed as the head majorette for the Baltimore Colts Marching Band and later formed the Washington Redskinettes, died Dec. 18 at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center after suffering an aortic...
Howard County schools deputy superintendent of operations Ray Brown is retiring from the system effective Jan., 1, Howard County officials said Wednesday night. New Superintendent Renee Foose named Brown deputy superintendent in August, a month after...
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Dec. 28, 2003: The Ravens (10-6) win their first division title, turning back the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers, 13-10 in overtime. Jamal Lewis rushes for 114 yards and a touchdown to become the fifth player in NFL history to rush for more than 2,000 yards...
Carmine Sardo leads a double life much akin to that of a comic book superhero. By day, he's a mild-mannered merchant, tending to his La Crescenta auto and boat upholstery business. After dark, Sardo is transmogrified into a musical crusader, a player of...
Charles “Ace” R. Brown Sr., 82, of Chambersburg, Pa., went to be with his Lord peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Born Oct. 1, 1929, in York Springs, Pa., Ace was the son of the late Ray Brown and Clara Hockenberry Brown. He was...
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