Deaths in Music in March 2017

  • Mar 3 Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), dies at 81
  • Mar 5 Kurt Moll, German bass opera singer, dies at 78
  • Mar 10 [Joan] Joni Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge "We are Family"), dies at 60
  • Mar 16 James Cotton, American blues vocalist and harmonica player, dies at 81
  • Mar 18 Chuck Berry [Charles Andersen], American rock n' roll guitarist and singer-songwriter (Roll over Beethoven), dies at 90
  • Mar 18 Trisha Brown, American choreographer and dancer, dies at 80
  • Mar 27 Arthur Blythe, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 76