Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Sam Rivers, R. I. P.

NY Daily News: Sam Rivers, a legendary jazz saxophonist who threw raucous jam sessions in his west Village loft, died of pneumonia in Orlando on Monday. He was 88.

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.


Dan_Luft said...

I saw him play a trio date in a club about 10 years ago. He was still wild in old age. Amazing stuff

Todd Mason said...

Damn. Thanks for the bad news, guys. He was great, and insufficiently appreciated.