Raul Rekow, 1954-2015
- Percussion great and longtime Santana conguero Raul Rekow passed at age 61.
- Chucho Valdés reflects on Irakere and his career (The New York Times).
- Bay Area latin jazz maestro John Santos turns 60, celebrates at SFJAZZ.
- The Jaco Pastorious Documentary is set for a red-carpet premiere.
- John Coppola, endeared SF trumpeter (Green Street Mortuary Band), passed at age 86.