Jessi Zazu - D. 9-12-2017 - 28 - cervical cancer - Nashville - indie rocker - singer for Those Darlins.
Jacque Durnford - D. 1-4-2018 - 66 - La Crosse school administator and music teacher for 33 years. Played in the Levis, The Tyme Piece (local Madison band from the 60’s) and a group in LaCrosse called Smile.
Terry Evans - D. 1-20-2018 - 80 - singer - recorded as a solo artist and as a side man with Ry Cooder, Eric Clapton, Boz Scaggs.
Eddie Shaw - D. 1-29-2018 - 80 - a sax player - led The Wolf Gang and appeared on stage with Wolf, Otis Rush, Freddie King and Magic Sam.
Jo Mapes - D. 2-2-2018 - 82 - was an American folk singer, songwriter, critic and writer - prominent in the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960’s - later became a nightclub critic for the Sun-Times in Chicago.
Leon Ndugu Chancler - D. 2-3-2018 - 65 - Los Angeles - American jazz/funk/pop drummer best known as the drummer on ‘Billie Jean’ worked with Lionel Ritchie, Tina Turner, Santana, and Miles Davis.
Zeno Roth - D. 2-5-2018 - 61 - lengthy illness - German bassist and guitarist - younger brother of Uli John Roth - played with Black Angel, Electric Sun, and Zeno.
Pat Torpey - D. 2-7-2018 - 64 - Parinson’s disease - drummer and founding member of Mr. Big - also played for John Parr, Belinda Carlisle, Robert Plant, Montrose, Richie Kotzen and The Knack. Pat has recorded with Impellitteri and Ted Nugent.
John Perry Barlow - D. 2-7-2018 - 70 - San Francisto - American poet - lyricist for the Grateful Dead, founder of the Freedom of the Press Foundation.
Mickey Jones - D. 2-7-2018 - 76 - American actor and drummer with Trini Lopez, Johnny Rivers and Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, playing on their biggest hit, ‘Just Dropped in to See What Condition My Condition Was In.’
Johann Johannsson - D. 2-9-2018 - 48 - Icelandic composer nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score for both The Theory of Everything and Sicario, and won a Golden Globe for Best Original Score for The Theory of Everything.
Craig MacGregor - D. 2-9-2018 - 68 - lung cancer - Bassist for Foghat.
Daryle Singletary - D. 2-12-2018 - 46 - Nashville - American country singer.
Barbara Ann Alston - D. 2-16-2018 - 74 - flu - Charlotte, NC - singer for The Crystals for more than 50 years.
Didier Lockwood - D. 2-18-2018 - 62 - French jazz-rock violinist - member of Magma and Pierre Moerlen’s Gang - also played with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Tony williams, and Jack Bruce.
MC Stormin - D. 2-19-2018 - 34 - skin cancer - London - Grime scene foundation - drum and bass performer, member of N.A.S.T.Y Crew.
Eddy Amoo - D. 2-23-2018 - 73 - played with The Chant, and The Real thing.
Brad Cordle - D. 2-26-2018 - 64 - cancer - formed the Mighty Jailbreakers, Nebraska Music Hall of Fame.