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Donald B. Cohen
Donald B. Cohen

Donald B. Cohen, a Baltimore musician who formed the Don Cohen Trio and the Jazz Express, which performed at various venues and social functions, died Jan. 8 of heart failure at the Warren Place senior housing complex in Cockeysville. He was 78. Donald Beryl Cohen, the son of a mechanic and homemaker, was born and raised in a distinctly non-musical family in Lancaster, Pa. "He really was the odd man out in our family," his sister, Leah Frank, a retired registered nurse, who lives in Haddonfield, N.J., said with a laugh. "Don started playing when we were kids in junior high school and got really good in high school. That's when he really took off. It was something he...