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.