[JPL] Leonard Gaskin R. I. P.

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Wed Jan 28 17:00:37 EST 2009

Dear Jim,
> Leonard Gaskin died either late Friday night or, more likely, Saturday January
> 24, 2009 at age 88.
> He was a statesman as well as a master musician who was lucid enough at the
> end to realize that he was born before women got the vote and lived to see a
> Black take the White House.
> A dear friend and neighbor to me, Leonard was always the senior member of the
> now all but depleted Brooklyn BeBop community.
> Best,
> Phil Schaap

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