3 Final Bars: Obituaries on Roswell Rudd, Keely Smith, Kevin Mahogany


Roswell Rudd (1935–2017)

(Photo: Courtesy hubtone PR)

The jazz world recently bid farewell to trombonist Roswell Rudd, singer Keely Smith and vocalist/educator Kevin Mahogany, three artists who made significant contributions to the art form.

To read DownBeat’s most recent interview with Rudd, click here.

For information regarding Smith’s passing, click here.

To read Mahogany’s obituary and a Classic Interview from DownBeat’s archives, click here. DB

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