R.I.P. 2008's Jazz Notables

Musicians who passed away during the last 12 months


The Change We Need
Sonny Rollins Rules the Third Annual Voice Jazz Critics Poll
by Francis Davis

2008 Jazz Poll Winners
by Francis Davis

The Unprecedented Freedom of Anthony Braxton
How the Voice Jazz Poll's runaway Best Reissue winner came to pass
by Tom Hull

2008 Jazz Poll Ballots: A-O
2008 Jazz Poll Ballots: P-Z

Gene Allen, Chris Anderson, Joe Beck, Mike Berniker, Jimmy Carl Black, Phil Bodner, Patti Bown, Clea Bradford, Hiram Bullock, George Butler, Ozzie Cadena, Pete Candoli, Dave Carpenter, Hayden Carruth, Dorival Caymmi, Frank Chace, William Claxton, Otis Clay, Jimmy Cleveland, Hubie Crawford, Joe Cocuzzo, Walt Dickerson, Bo Diddley, Gayle Dixon, Arne Domnerus, Bobby Durham, Larry Eanet, Bill Finegan, Bob Florence, David Gahr, Al Gallodoro, Allan Ganley, Gus Giordano, Jimmy Giuffre, Jimmy Gourley, Mel Graves, Johnny Griffin, Connie Haines, Jeff Healy, Neal Hefti, Mona Hinton, Freddie Hubbard, Ralph Hutchinson, Dennis Irwin, Marchel Ivery, Franz Jackson, Randy Kaye, Shirley Kleet, Evelyn Knight, Prince Lasha, Peter Levinson, Israel "Cachao" Lopez, Humphrey Lyttelton, Jimmy McGriff, Dave McKenna, Teo Macero, Miriam Makeba, Ronnie Mathews, Earl May, Wilfred Middlebrooks, Danny Moss, Marc Moulin, Bheki Mseleku, Odetta, Earl Palmer, Jack Perciful, Gene Puerling, Salah Ragab, Ray Reed, Tony Reedus, Bill Reichenbach, Irene Reid, Rosetta Reitz, Joe Romano, George Russell (guitar), Yusuf Salim, Henri Salvador, Merl Saunders, Mario Schiano, June Segal, Richard Sudhalter, Yma Sumac, Esbjörn Svensson, Keith Shadwick, Jimmy Slide, Keith Smith, Lew Spence, Jo Stafford, Hal Stein, Nelson Symonds, Joe Texidor, Bobby Tucker, Studs Turkel, Phil Urso, Carlos "Patato" Valdés, Jerry Wexler, Lawrence Wheatley, Gerald Wiggins, Wayne Wright, John Young, Lee Young.

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