In Memoriam

  • Allyn Ferguson

    Jun 15, 13 • 2438 Views • In Memoriam

      Allyn Ferguson, a prolific, Emmy-winning composer who co-wrote the themes for the popular TV series “Charlie’s Angels” and “Barney Miller,” has died. He was 85. Allyn Ferguson established himself as one of...

  • Clare Fischer

    Jun 15, 13 • 1294 Views • In Memoriam

    Clare Fischer (1928-2012), a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, has died. He was 83. Fischer died Thursday at Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank of complications from a...

  • Bob Florence

    Jun 15, 13 • 1177 Views • In Memoriam

    Bob Florence, 75, Pianist, Composer, Big-Band Leader Won Grammy, 2 Emmys by Don Heckman Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2008 Bob Florence, a pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader who won a Grammy and two Emmy awards in a career reaching back to the late...

  • Ian Fraser

    Jun 15, 13 • 1856 Views • In Memoriam

    Ian Fraser was born and educated in England. After five years army service in the Royal Artillery band and orchestra, as solo concert pianist, harpist, and military band percussionist, he began working as a pianist in London night clubs, theater and...

  • Danny Gould

    Jun 15, 13 • 1372 Views • In Memoriam

    Warners Bros. VP of music and resident musicologist Danny Gould died Nov. 4, 2910,  in Los Angeles due to complications from a stroke. He was 89.  Gould spoke to ASMAC members in August of 2005 and was highly thought of throughout the industry....

  • Earl Hagen

    Jun 14, 13 • 1186 Views • In Memoriam

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  • Jimmie Haskell

    Jun 14, 13 • 536 Views • In Memoriam

    JIMMIE HASKELL (1936- 2016), was a multi grammy winner, composer,arranger, conductor and music producer. He was the composer of 31 feature films, 32 TV movies, 445 TV episodes Jimmy’s music was also a featured segment of these theatrical feature...

  • Jack Hayes

    Jun 14, 13 • 941 Views • In Memoriam

    February 18, 1949 – August 24, 2011 Jack was born in San Francisco, CA on February 8, 1919 and passed away in Coeur d’Alene, ID on August 24, 2011. Jack was a noted composer, arranger and orchestrator, working on over 200 Hollywood scores for...

  • Neal Hefti

    Jun 14, 13 • 920 Views • In Memoriam

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  • Don James

    Jun 14, 13 • 1124 Views • In Memoriam

    Don James was born in Chicago, Ill. in 1938. He attended Hyde Park High School where his classmate and best four-hand jamming friend was Herbie Hancock. He graduated from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University as a music composition major and...