Dr. John

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    An archival performance of Allen Toussaint (1938–2015) is planned as part of Jazz Festing In Place: An On-Air Festival.

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    Bill Withers, seen here addressing the crowd at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Oct. 1, 2015, died on March 30 at age 81.

    Bill Withers Dies at 81

    Singer-songwriter Bill Withers died on March 30 in Los Angeles due to heart complications, according to a family…

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    Dr. John (1941–2019)

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    The Afterlife, by the trio The Comet Is Coming, will be available on Friday, Nov. 29, as part of the Record Store Day Black Friday retail event.

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    Dr. John (1941–2019)

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    Wayne Shorter (shown here in a scene from the documentary Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes) won three categories in the 2019 DownBeat Readers Poll: Jazz Artist, Jazz Album (for Emanon) and Soprano Saxophone.

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    Dr. John (1941–2019)

    Dr. John Dies at 77

    Mac Rebennack, pianist-guitarist-vocalist, purveyor of funk and voodoo mythology and a true son of New Orleans, died of…

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    Dr. John (left) and Henry Butler at Town Hall in New York on June 15. The two musicians participated in the first-ever piano summit there.

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    John Mayer (foreground) and Pino Palladino perform at the 15th annual Jazz Foundation of America Gala in New York on Oct. 27.

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    New Orleans trumpeter Kermit Ruffins will headline the Louis Armstrong Wonderful World Festival in Queens, New York, on July 16.

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    Dr. John (pictured) is among the performers who will salute producer Tommy LiPuma on June 23 as part of the Tri-C Jazz Festival in Cleveland.



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