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]

RIP: Jessy Dixon, gospel singer [News Article]

RIP: Vesta Williams, R&B singer [News Article]

RIP: Graham Collier, jazz bassist and composer [News Article]

RIP: Wade Mainer, bluegrass banjo pioneer [News Article]

RIP: DJ Mehdi [News Article]

RIP: Salvatore Licitra, opera singer [News Article]

RIP: David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Delta blues legend [News Article]

RIP: Esther Gordy Edwards of Motown [News Article]

RIP: Richard Turner of Round Trip and live trumpet player for Friendly Fires [News Article]

RIP: Nick Ashford of Motown duo Ashford & Simpson [News Article]

RIP: Jerry Leiber, "Jailhouse Rock" and "Stand By Me" songwriter [News Article]

RIP: Joel Chin, former director of A&R for VP Records [News Article]

RIP: Jani Lane, ex-lead singer of Warrant [News Article]

RIP: Marshall Grant, bassist and manager for Johnny Cash [News Article]

RIP: Joe Yamanaka of Flower Travellin' Band [News Article]

RIP: Conrad Schnitzler of Kluster, Tangerine Dream [News Article]