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Jazz Musician Cheatham Dies

Jazz trombonist JIMMY CHEATHAM has died after a long battle with ill health. He was 82. Cheatham died of heart-related problems in La Jolla, California on 12 January (07). Cheatham, who underwent a heart-related procedure...

Jazz Legend Klein Dies

Austrian-born jazz trumpeter OSCAR KLEIN died in Germany yesterday (12DEC06). He was 76. Klein and his Jewish family fled their homeland when Nazi Germany took control in the 1930s and settled in Switzerland. Klein became...

The Judds Inducted Into State Hall Of Fame

Family country duo THE JUDDS have been inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame. Actress ASHLEY JUDD's mother NAOMI and sister WYNONNA joined mandolin player SAM BUSH, PETER, band leader LIONEL HAMPTON, PAUL...

The Judds Set For Kentucky Honour

NAOMI and WYNONNA JUDD are to be inducted into the KENTUCKY MUSIC HALL OF FAME in 2006. The induction ceremony, which takes place in Lexington, Kentucky, every two years, will also honour Kentucky natives...

Jazz Legend Illinois Jacquet Dies

Legendary jazz saxophonist ILLINOIS JACQUET has died at his New York home at the age of 81. According to Jacquet's longtime friend DAN FRANK, he suffered a heart attack yesterday (22JUL04). Jacquet was...

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Hugh Laurie Accepts Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Hugh Laurie Accepts Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

'House' star Laurie received star number 2,593 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this week.

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