Ed Shaughnessy, a U.S. jazz musician who played drums with Doc Severinsen's Tonight Show Band for nearly three decades, has died, his family said. He was 84.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 7, 2012.
The conductor of the Arapahoe Philharmonic orchestra in Littleton, Colo., died in the middle of a performance -- just the way he wanted to go, his wife said.
UPI Almanac for Monday, July 7, 2008.
The man once known as “the worlds greatest trumpet player,” Doc Severinsen, has played his final show with a symphony orchestra in Las Cruces, N.M.
UPI almanac for Saturday, July 7, 2007.
Tommy Newsom, 78, a saxophonist and arranger who gained visibility as a band member on Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show," died in his Portsmouth, Va., home.
Today is Friday, July 7, the 188th day of 2006 with 177 to follow.
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