Final Chorus Archive

These are the obituaries grouped together monthly as they ran in the print edition. For individual obituaries look in the main Final Chorus section.

The Final Chorus February 2017

DAVID SHEPHERD, 87, on Dec. 15 in Hampshire, England. Often billed as Great Britain’s answer to Benny Goodman because of his instrumental facility, centered tone

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The Final Chorus June 2016

DONALD McGRATH, 90, from cancer on April 17 in Riverside, Calif. A trombonist who during his life played with such California bands as Jazz-A-Ma-Tasa and

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