12 April 2011

Passings ~ Billy Bang (1947-2011)

Billy Bang, Brussels, 2005. Photograph © Daniel Theunynck.

Tonight npr reports that the extraordinary jazz violinist Billy Bang has died. This is a terrible loss. I was privileged to hear Bang play numerous times and found him not only an extremely talented but a fundamentally decent man.
P.S.: Here is the obit from The New York Times.

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