[JPL] Len Dobbin

Derrick Lucas derrick at jazz901.org
Thu Jul 9 12:10:37 EDT 2009


Unfortunately this is true confirmed by the The Montreal Gazette this
morning

Len was a GIANT. May we all continue his legacy by being "a friend of jazz"

http://www.montrealgazette.com/Health/Jazz+broadcaster+Dobbin+dies/1774555/story.html

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 11:50 AM, david weiss <njco2003 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Folks, I don't know if this is confirmed or not and I would hate to start a
> false rumor but I just read this over at the organissimo board. It was
> posted by someone who is at the Montreal Festival.
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> "Sad news item to pass along, not sure if he's well known here to make a
> thread about him. Jazz writer, photograph Len Dobbin was declared
> clinically dead last night, he was at the Upstairs bar to attend the
> Felix Stussi/ Ray Anderson gig when he suddenly colapsed.
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> Len was a great friend of the jazz community, Pepper Adams even wrote a
> song in his honor titled Dobbin".
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> Can anyone confirm this?
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