R.I.P. Mose Allison

Fount of Jazz and Blues Dies at 89

Mose Allison, a pianist, singer and songwriter who straddled modern jazz and Delta blues, belonging to both styles even as he became a touchstone for British Invasion rockers and folksy troubadours, died on Tuesday at his home in Hilton Head, S.C. He was 89.

Source: The New York Times obituary

2016: We are continuing to lose giants of musicat an alarming rate.