Twenty-two-year-old virtuoso pianist Austin Peralta died shockingly the day before Thanksgiving. Until now, details of the final hours of his life have been mostly a mystery. See also: The Life and Death of Austin Peralta His coroner's report, obtained by West Coast Sound, states that viral pneumo ... More >>
Hank Jones, jazz pianist who started performing at age 13 in Pontiac, Michigan. Hank Jones, brother of drummer Elvin Jones and trumpeter Thad Jones. Hank Jones, who turned down offers to join the bands of Charile "Bird" Parker and then Miles Davis, because he didn't think he was good enough. Hank ... More >>
Mark Mothersbaugh: "Some counties in this state were won by as little as nine votes"
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