Jazz Saxophonist, Wife of Saxophonist die

Michael Brecker, saxophone legend, died after a battle with leukemia at the age of 57. NPR provides a remembrance. Additionally, the wife of John Coltrane- Alice Coltrane, also a jazz musician in her own right passed away. She is best known for her album Ptah the El Daoud (review) [via link]. Both musicians were greatly influenced by John Coltrane.

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