Evan Johns was born on July 12, 1956, in McLean, Virginia and died on March 11, 2017. He was an American guitarist specializing in a variety of music, including rockabilly. He started his musical career in the Washington, D.C. area. Then, Johns met and played with guitarist Danny Gatton, writing three songs (including the title ..
Joey Alves died on March 12, 2017. He was an American rhythm and lead guitarist, backing vocals. He was active in the band during 1974–1989; 2004, and 2016 as a touring guest. He was a member of Y&T , they were originally known as Yesterday & Today. They were an American hard rock/heavy metal band ..
Tommy LiPuma was born on July 5, 1936, and died on March 13, 2017. He was an American music producer. For his career, LiPuma received 33 Grammy nominations and 5 Grammy wins and sold more than 75 million albums. LiPuma worked with many musicians, including Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis, George Benson, Phil Upchurch, Al Jarreau, ..
John Lever died on March 13, 2017. He was a British drummer. He was a member of The Chameleons (known as The Chameleons UK in North America). They were an English post-punk band formed in Middleton, Greater Manchester in 1981. Members of the band includes, singer and bassist Mark Burgess, guitarist Reg Smithies, guitarist Dave ..
Kamran Aziz was born in 1922 and died on March 7, 2017. She was a Cypriot musician and pharmacist. Aziz was the first female composer and the first female pharmacist in Turkish Cypriot society. Aziz made significant contributions to Turkish Cypriot folk music to the extent that she started the genre in its modern sense. ..
Lyle Joseph Ritz was born on January 10, 1930, and died on March 3, 2017. He was an American jazz ukulele musician who was a key part of the Hawaii ukulele genre. Being a part of the Wrecking Crew, he made contributed to many American pop hits from the mid 1960s to the early 1980s. ..
Robbie Hoddinott died in 2017. He was a American guitarist. He was a member of the group Kingfish, which was an American rock band. Leader of the band was Matthew Kelly, a musician, singer, and songwriter who plays guitar and harmonica. Matthew was the co-founded Kingfish. Started in 1973 with members like New Riders of ..
Kurt Moll was born on April 11, 1938, and died on March 5, 2017. He was a German operatic bass singer. Moll enjoyed an international career and was widely recorded. Moll’s voice was notable for its range, a true infra-bass (or oktavist bass, lower than basso profondo), including full, resonant low and very-low notes with ..
Alberto Zedda was born on January 2, 1928 and died on March 6, 2017. He was an Italian conductor and musicologist. Zedda specialised in the 19th-century Italian repertoire. He studied in his native Milan with Antonino Votto and Carlo Maria Giulini, and made his debut there as conductor in 1956, with The Barber of Seville. ..
Lars “Dille” Diedricson was born on August 12, 1961, and died on March 6, 2017. He was a Swedish musician and songwriter . He resided in Skara. Dille was a member of the band Snowstorm when it was founded 1976 and in the 1990s Diedricson fronted the band Don Patrol who released two albums and ..