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In Memoriam: Carl Dufrene

In Memoriam: Carl Dufrene

Carl Dufrene, bassist for the North Mississippi Allstars and Anders Osborne, has passed away from undisclosed causes. The news was announced on the North Mississippi Allstars Instagram page.

In Memoriam: Pete Way

In Memoriam: Pete Way

Pete Way, who founded the English rock band UFO, has passed away. He was 69 years old. The news was shared in a press release on his official website.

In Memoriam: Alan Peters

In Memoriam: Alan Peters

Former Agnostic Front bassist Alan Peters has passed away of undisclosed causes. The news was announced on the band’s Facebook page.

In Memoriam: Vern Rumsey

In Memoriam: Vern Rumsey

Unwound bassist Vern Rumsey has passed away from undisclosed causes. He was 47 years old. Rumsey co-founded the influential post-hardcore band in 1991.

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In Memoriam: Cleveland Eaton

In Memoriam: Cleveland Eaton

Cleveland Eaton, who played with jazz greats from Ella Fitzgerald to Count Basie, has passed away after a months-long illness. He was 80 years old.

In Memoriam: Steve Helgeson

In Memoriam: Steve Helgeson

Sad news to share today: luthier Steve Helgeson of Moonstone Guitars has passed away after a long bout with cancer. Bass legend Leland Sklar shared the news on his Facebook page.

In Memoriam: Steve Priest

In Memoriam: Steve Priest

Steve Priest, who co-founded the glam rock band Sweet, has passed away at the age of 72. The news was shared by his bandmate Andy Scott on social media.

In Memoriam: Josef Bansuelo

In Memoriam: Josef Bansuelo

Sad news to report: former 7Seconds bassist Josef Bansuelo has passed away from cancer. He was 63 years old. The news was confirmed by his former bandmate, Kevin Seconds, on Facebook.

In Memoriam: Al Rex

In Memoriam: Al Rex

We lost one of the original bassists of rock and roll this week with the passing of Al Rex. He was 91 years old.

In Memoriam: John McKenzie

In Memoriam: John McKenzie

John McKenzie, who played with a wide range of artists, has passed away from undisclosed causes. He was 64 years old. Record producer John Reynolds shared the news on social media.

In Memoriam: Henry Grimes

In Memoriam: Henry Grimes

We’re sad to report the passing of another legendary musician. Jazz and avant-garde bassist Henry Grimes has passed away of COVID-19 complications. He was 84 years old.

In Memoriam: Matthew Seligman

In Memoriam: Matthew Seligman

Matthew Seligman, who worked with artists like David Bowie and Thomas Dolby, has passed away from COVID-19. He was 64 years old. Dolby relayed the news through Seligman’s friend Kevin Armstrong on Facebook.