Jazz Musicians Lost to COVID-19

At least five well-know jazz musicians have died due to COVID-19 since the start of pandemic. There were quite a few others we lost in 2020, but to the best of my knowledge, COVID-!9 was not listed as the proximate cause of death. I will try to keep this as up-to-date as possible to honor their memories. They are listed in order of their passing.

NameinstrumentdobdodAGE
Wallace Roneytrumpet5/25/19603/31/202059
Ellis Marsalispiano11/14/19344/1/202085
Bucky Pizzarelliguitar1/9/19264/1/202094
Henry Grimesbass11/3/19354/15/202084
Lee Konitzalto sax10/13/19274/15/202092
Click a name to read their obituary.

Please let me know in the comments if you know of any others I might have missed.

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