On This Day

Musicians Who Died in January 2000

  • Jan 2 Nat Adderley, American jazz musician (Work Song), dies from diabetes complications at 68
  • Jan 10 Sam Jaffe, American music and film producer (Born Free, The Fighting Sullivans), dies at 98
  • Jan 16 Will "Dub" Jones, American singer (The Coasters), dies at 71
  • Jan 17 Philip Jones, British trumpeter (b. 1928)
  • Jan 20 (John) Don Abney, American session and touring jazz pianist, and musical director, dies of kidney disease at 76
  • Jan 27 Friedrich Gulda, Austrian classical and jazz pianist and composer (Ineffable; Concerto for Cello and Wind Orchestra), dies at 69