Jack Bruce - RIP

Jack Bruce – RIP

It is with huge sadness that we report the passing of Jack Bruce. His death was announced today on his official website and confirmed by his publicist Claire Singers who said: “He died today at his home in Suffolk surrounded…

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Paco de Lucia

Paco de Lucia ~ RIP

World renowned and hugely respected flamenco guitar player Paco de Lucia has died at the age of 66. Yesterday the BBC released the sad news of his passing along with a tribute to the man and his music. Like many “progressive…

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Dave Kulju RIP

Dave Kulju ~ RIP

Only a few days since reporting the passing of John Osri, it is our sad task to inform you of the death of another hugely talented musician ~ Dave Kulju. Not only a gifted musician, but a fine composer and thoroughly…

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Richard Coughlan ~ RIP

Richard Coughlan ~ RIP

Caravan have posted today news of the sad passing of drummer and founding member Richard Coughlan… “It is with a very heavy heart that we announce that Richard Coughlan passed away on Sunday 1st December. Richard was a founder member…

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John Osri ~ RIP

John Orsi ~ RIP

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of composer, percussionist and multi-instrumentalist John Orsi. Perhaps not a familiar name in progressive circles, but John was a fantastic musician and a thoughtful man. John recorded under several ‘project names’ and I…

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Peter Haycock - Photo from Siggi Schwartz

Pete Haycock ~ RIP

It is with great sadness that we pass on the news of the death of former Climax Blues Band guitarist Pete Haycock. Pete died on 31 October 2013 and it is believed from a heart attack (although this is not…

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Lou Reed

Lou Reed ~ RIP

It is with great sadness that we inform of the death of Lou Reed earlier today – Sunday 27th October 2013. The man and his music need no introduction. Please click here to read the BBC News report… Rest in…

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Lyndsay Cooper

RIP: Lindsay Cooper

Sad to report that multi-instrumentalist Lindsay Cooper passed away peacefully this week having contracted pneumonia some six weeks earlier. She was 62. Lindsay had long battled with MS, however it was only in the late 90s that the illness prevented…

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