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In Memoriam|

Photo: The late Scott Short (from the VooDoo Hawks Facebook page) | The VooDoo Hawks: It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we share the news of our former drummer Scott Short’s passing. He was a humble and sweet guy whom we all loved dearly. Our hearts and prayers go out to his wife Christel and their children. Rest In Peace, Scotty Boy. We are going to miss you

Suzanne Millett: My deepest heartfelt condolences to his family. He was a wonderful person and will truly be missed

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Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths…

If you want to know more about any of the musicians we lost this past week, please check out http://www.wikipedia.com

December 2021

8: Barry Harris, 91, American jazz musician, complications from COVID-19; Chandidas Mal, 92, Indian musician; Robbie Shakespeare, 68, Jamaican bassist (Sly and Robbie) and producer, complications from kidney surgery.

7: Greg Tate, 64, American music critic (The Village Voice) and musician (Burnt Sugar), co-founder of the Black Rock Coalition.

6: Hector Emaides, 66, Argentinian music and festival producer (Cosquin Rock), pneumonia; Skilyr Hicks, 23, American singer, (America´s Got Talent); János Kóbor, 78, Hungarian singer (Omega), COVID-19.

5: Oleg Emirov, 51, Russian composer, arranger and keyboardist (Kolibri, Tequilajazzz); John Miles, 72, British singer-songwriter and musician (“Music”); Danylo Pertsov, 48, Ukrainian composer and multi-instrumentalist, COVID-19; Enzo Restuccia, 80, Italian drummer; Toni Santagata, 85, Italian folk singer; Bill Staines, 74, American folk musician, prostate cancer.

4: Thoppil Anto, 81, Indian playback singer; Stonewall Jackson, 89, American country singer (“Waterloo”, “B.J. the D.J.”, “I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water”), vascular dementia; Idang Rasjidi, 63, Indonesian jazz musician.

3: Marian Hadenko, 66, Ukrainian composer, singer, and television presenter; Denis O’Brien, 80, American talent manager (George Harrison) and film producer (Monty Python’s Life of Brian, Time Bandits); Melvin Parker, 77, American drummer (James Brown); Arie Ribbens, 84, Dutch singer.

2: Richard Cole, 75, English music manager (Led Zeppelin); Abdel Karim al Kabli, 89, Sudanese singer and poet.

1: Jacqueline Avant, 81, American philanthropist, shot; Grand Jojo, 85, Belgian singer; Alvin Lucier, 90, American composer (I Am Sitting in a Room, Music on a Long Thin Wire).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deaths_in_2021

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