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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

What Happened To Pittsburgh's Chinatown?

What happened to Pittsburgh's Chinatown? 90.5 WESA's Kathleen Davis finds out ... Chinatown's last mayor, Yuen Yee, died in 2008. According to his obituary in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Yee moved to ... 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

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Frank Robinson, John Dingell and other notable celebrity deaths

Legendary jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove died on Nov. 2 at age 49 in Manhattan ... Rock 'n' roll songwriter and guitarist Chuck Berry died at age 90 on March 18, 2017, in his home in Missouri, St. Charle... read more


Lillian Gobitas Klose, refused to say Pledge of Allegiance, dies at 90

Lillian Gobitas Klose, 90, whose refusal, on religious grounds, to recite the Pledge of Allegiance ... border, died Aug. 30 in Las Cruces, N.M. Gerald Wilson, 96, whose eight-decade career as a jazz c... read more

Where can you hear some of D.C.’s best jazz musicians for five bucks on a Friday night? At this church.

As he sings, trumpeter Thad Wilson and tenor saxophonist Paul Carr walk ... then redesigned and rebuilt the Southwest quadrant of the city in the 1950s. “The church almost died. It re-emerged as a ver... read more

Richard White Was a Homeless Kid. Then, With a Tuba, He Made Music History.

Raymond told White he had a sister, Tyra, he had never known about, who had just died after a horrific car accident ... His contemporaries there included jazz trumpeter Dontae Winslow, Jada Pinkett Sm... read more

Blues musician Melvin Jackson dies; Played trumpet, saxophone with B.B. King, Bobby Bland

LAS VEGAS — Blues musician Melvin Jackson ... has died. He was 79. Jackson died Tuesday evening at a hospice facility in Las Vegas after suffering from Alzheimer's disease, said his niece, Valerie Jor... read more

Jimmy Cvetic Dies: Local Icon Was A Poet, Retired Detective And Boxing Coach

Jimmy Cvetic, a singular Pittsburgh character, has died. Cvetic, a gregarious and gravelly-voiced ... What happened to Pittsburgh's Chinatown? 90.5 WESA's Kathleen Davis finds out. Pittsburgh is known ... read more

The ghosts of Chinatown

Which is why some neighbors don’t want anyone telling ghost stories in Chinatown. “The locals are very suspicious of it,“ Cynthia Yee, founder of Chinatown Ghost Tours, tells Curbed SF. She launched t... read more

Kristoff St. John, James Ingram and other notable celebrity deaths

Legendary jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove died on Nov. 2 at age 49 in Manhattan ... Rock 'n' roll songwriter and guitarist Chuck Berry died at age 90 on March 18, 2017, in his home in Missouri, St. Charle... read more



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