RIP: Junior Murvin, reggae singer best known for "Police and Thieves" [News Article]

RIP: Chico Hamilton, jazz drummer and bandleader [News Article]

RIP: Bernard Parmegiani, electroacoustic composer [News Article]

RIP: John Tavener, British composer [News Article]

RIP: Lou Reed [News Article]

RIP: Ronald Shannon Jackson, jazz drummer/composer who collaborated with Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman, and Albert Ayler [News Article]

RIP: Jan Kuehnemund, founder of female metal band Vixen [News Article]

RIP: Philip Chevron, guitarist for The Pogues [News Article]

RIP: Bill Bartell a.k.a. Pat Fear of White Flag [News Article]

RIP: Lindsay Cooper, member of Comus and Henry Cow collaborator [News Article]

RIP: Prince Jazzbo, reggae and dancehall DJ and producer [News Article]

RIP: Ray Dolby, sound pioneer and inventor of noise reduction system Dolby NR [News Article]

RIP: Josh Burdette, manager at Washington's 9:30 Club [News Article]

RIP: Joey LaCaze of Eyehategod [News Article]

RIP: Cedar Walton, hard bop jazz pianist and composer [News Article]

RIP: Jon Brookes, drummer for The Charlatans (UK) [News Article]

RIP: Cowboy Jack Clement, country musician and producer [News Article]

RIP: Tim Wright, bassist for DNA and Pere Ubu [News Article]

RIP: George Duke, jazz musician [News Article]

RIP: JJ Cale, singer/songwriter [News Article]