March 15th, 2011
RIP: Joe Morello

Drummer Joe Morello has died at 82. Best known for his work with the Dave Brubeck Quartet, Morello was also a member of Marian McPartland’s trio and a beloved teacher to many in the jazz community, not to mention one of the best ever with his own signature version of brushes-on-snare technique. New York Times obituary here.