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Old Jun 16, 2010, 09:16 AM
Nou Dadoun Nou Dadoun is offline
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Bill Dixon RIP

Just received this sad news ... N


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From: Improvised Communications <scott@improvisedcommunications.com>
Date: Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 8:56 AM
Subject: Bill Dixon has died


I've just been asked by his estate to deliver the sad news that
trumpeter/composer/educator Bill Dixon died last night in his sleep at
his longtime home in North Bennington, Vermont after a two-year
illness.

He was 84 years old.

Dixon is survived by his longtime partner Sharon Vogel and two children.

Information about a memorial service and where to send donations in
his name is forthcoming.

An official obituary is in the works and will be available shortly.

--
Scott Menhinick
Improvised Communications


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Old Jun 16, 2010, 11:40 AM
Gavin Walker Gavin Walker is offline
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Another passing. I'll listen to "Intents and Purposes" today with sadness. RIP Bill.
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Old Jun 16, 2010, 09:52 PM
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Bill Dixon

Indeed another innovator gone. It would be worth watching him again that excellent film, Imagine the Sound.
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Old Jun 17, 2010, 07:09 PM
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Bill Dixon obituary via Peter Hum.
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