Tag: Obituary

Remembering Vangelis: 1943-2022

Greek synthesis Vangelis left the planet on May 17th. We remember this synthesizer legend famed for scores to Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner and albums like Albedo 0.39.

Chick Corea Gone at 79: A Reflection

Chick Corea was a jazz pianist, a fusion pioneer, a creator of joyful music and pyrotechnic flights from Miles Davis to Return to Forever and beyond. He left the planet on February 9th.

Harold Budd R.I.P: Leaving the Planet at 84

Harold Budd 1936-2020t: Rest in BeautyAmbient composer and pianist Harold Budd has left the planet, Departing on December 7th, 2020 at the age of 84. And he hated being called an ambient composer as much as being called a New Age one. Harold Budd was on Echoes about a dozen times, playing live at least…