Category: Obituaries

Charnett Moffett 1967 – 2022

Charnett Moffett, a bassist and composer whose virtuosity on both electric (often fretless) and acoustic instruments was matched by his versatility, died April 11 at … Read More “Charnett Moffett […]

Betty Davis obituary

Pioneering funk singer whose uncompromising stance resonated with a new generation of musicians When the singer Betty Davis marched on to the stage at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in London […]

Badal Roy 1939 – 2022

Badal Roy, a tabla player who transcended his roots in traditional Indian music to become a groundbreaking percussionist in the world of jazz and improvisational … Read More “Badal Roy […]