RIP: Jovan Coleman a.k.a. J-1, drummer of Dâm-Funk's Master Blazter [News Article]

RIP: Hans Reichel, avant-garde guitarist and inventor [News Article]

RIP: Andrea True, disco star [News Article]

RIP: Paul Motian, influential jazz drummer [News Article]

RIP: Laura Kennedy of Bush Tetras [News Article]

RIP: Michael Garrick, jazz pianist and composer [News Article]

RIP: Heavy D [News Article]

RIP: Cory Smoot of GWAR [News Article]

RIP: Alan Meltzer, founder of Wind-Up Records [News Article]

RIP: Charles Hamm, musicologist and author [News Article]

RIP: Paul Leka, "Na Na, Hey Hey" songwriter [News Article]

RIP: David Bedford, composer and musician [News Article]

RIP: Roger Williams, renowned pianist [News Article]

RIP: Mikey Welsh, former Weezer bassist [News Article]

RIP: Marv Tarplin, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles guitarist [News Article]

RIP: Daisy DeBolt of psych-folk duo Fraser & DeBolt [News Article]

RIP: David Gamper of Pauline Oliveros' Deep Listening Band and See Hear Now [News Article]

RIP: Steve Jobs [News Article]

RIP: Bert Jansch [News Article]

RIP: Sylvia Robinson, "The Mother of Hip-Hop" [News Article]