The Final Chorus

For remembrances grouped by month as they ran in the print edition, including all entries prior to April 2018, look in the Final Chorus Archive, individual past issues, or use the search feature.

Jim Widner (1946-2021)

Jim Widner (1946-2021)

Music educator Jim Widner, passed away from a heart attack on October 3rd. He was 75 years old. Primarily a bass player he toured with

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Marek Boym

Marek Boym 1941- 2021, RIP

Marek Boym passed March 31, a few days after his 80th birthday. I’ve been a lifelong Jazz enthusiast and, at age 76, considered myself fairly

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Jeff Clayton

Jeff Clayton dies at 66

Alto Saxophonist and flautist Jeff Clayton died from Kidney cancer of December 17th. He was 66 years old. He trained on oboe and English horn

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