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Jazz Pianist Hilton Ruiz Dead at 54

The sad news reached the jazz community yesterday of jazz piano great Hilton Ruiz's untimely passing after being injured in a fall in New Orleans in May.

Please listen to some of his wonderful music sometime in the next few days as a way remembering how much joy he was able to give us through his musical gifts during his time on earth.

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Re: Jazz Pianist Hilton Ruiz Dead at 54

Keyboardist Billy Preston, often called a "fifth Beatle" who also played with the Rolling Stones died in Arizona on Tuesday after a long illness. He was 59. He's been in a coma since last November with kidney failure.

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