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‘Chinatown’ trumpeter dies at 90

Uan Rasey, who played trumpet solos in hundreds of films from “An American in Paris” to “Chinatown,” died of complications from a heart ailment Monday, Sept. 26, at Kaiser Hospital in Woodland Hills, ... read more

Ira Sabin, Founder of JazzTimes Magazine, Is Dead at 90

died on Wednesday at an assisted living facility in Rockville, Md. He was 90. His son Glenn said the cause was colorectal cancer. For Mr. Sabin, JazzTimes reflected the passion he had had for the musi... read more

Ira Sabin, D.C. record-store owner, founder of JazzTimes magazine, dies at 90

Mr. Sabin died Sept. 12 at an assisted living facility in Rockville, Md., at age 90. He had cancer ... The first paid subscriber was the renowned bebop trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. “I was flying by the ... read more

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Local Jazz Legend Buck Hill Dies At 90

Back in 2008, DCist was at Bohemian Caverns to cover the 10th anniversary celebration of trumpeter Thad Wilson's jazz orchestra. The evening's highlight was Buck Hill's warm tenor sound. Hill was 80 y... read more


Chinatown legend Bill Wong of Modernize Tailors dies at 95

In 2007, they were the subject of a documentary, Tailor Made: Chinatown’s Last Tailors. On Nov. 3, 2013, the city declared Modernize Tailors Day, in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the shop. U... read more

Hugh Jackman, Jason Reitman And More Named As Featured Guests For 'An Evening With CBS Sunday Morning Live'

Presented by Chubb, the 90-minute ticketed event will capture ... 91-Year-Old Man Beaten In Chinatown A 91-year-old man was taken to a hospital after being beaten in Chinatown, Chicago Police ... read more

PASSINGS: Uan Rasey, Hanan Porat

Uan Rasey, 90, a first-call trumpet player for MGM and other studio orchestras best known for his evocative solo in Roman Polanski's 1974 film "Chinatown," died Sept. 26 at Kaiser Permanente Woodland ... read more

Classical Fall Preview: Debuts, Premieres, a New Philharmonic Maestro

FOR/WITH FESTIVAL Organized by the keen trumpeter and composer Nate Wooley ... MANNES ORCHESTRA A recent explosion of interest in the composer Julius Eastman, who died in obscurity in 1990, continues ... read more

Kelan Phil Cohran, influential Chicago composer-bandleader, dies at 90

And generations of musicians drew inspiration from the pioneering work of Chicago composer and multi-instrumentalist Kelan Phil Cohran. He died Wednesday at the University of Chicago Hospital at 90, s... read more

Bill Monroe, TV journalist and 'Meet the Press' host, dies at 90

Bill Monroe, a journalist best known for his nine-year tenure as moderator of the public-affairs talk show "Meet the Press" during the 1970s and '80s, died Feb. 17 at ManorCare nursing home in Potomac ... read more

Chinatown landmark named for pioneering jurist

Councilman Ed Reyes hopes that someday the stretch of Hill Street that runs in front of the Chinatown public library will be named after Wong, who died in 2006 at age 85 ... California now has more th... read more



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