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  • Gene Lees dies at 82; jazz historian and critic

    Gene Lees dies at 82; jazz historian and critic
    Gene Lees, a jazz historian and critic known for his pugnacious, highly personal essays and biographies of such jazz greats as Oscar Peterson, Woody Herman and Johnny Mercer, died Thursday at his home in Ojai. He was 82. Lees had struggled for many years...
  • Irving Bush dies at 78; trumpeter played with big bands, L.A. Philharmonic

    Irving Bush, a trumpeter with a broad range of musical interests, including jazz and classical, who later in life served as personnel manager for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, has died. He was 78. Bush died Jan. 8 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • Entertaining with an entree-free dinner

    Entertaining with an entree-free dinner
    You gather with family and friends in the evening as the heat of the day starts to fade and the first cool ocean breezes begin to blow in, thick and sweet as honey. The bright white light of afternoon gradually dims to twilight's shades of blue and gray....
  • Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

    Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers
    Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," died Sunday in New York City. She was 92 Horne died at New York-...
  • Peterson's personal picks

    (Editor's note: In this article, which first appeared in the Times in 1998, Oscar Peterson discussed some of his favorite recordings.) Like many musicians, Oscar Peterson doesn't usually sit around listening to his albums. If he did take the time to pick...