In Memoriam

The Percussive Arts Society honors the passing and accomplishments of those individuals who have made significant contributions to the world of percussion.


In Memoriam:

  • Hal Blaine (1929–2019)

  • Cliff Alexis (1937 - 2019)

  • Richard Weiner (2018)

  • Vida Chenoweth (1929 – 2018)

  • Elliott "Ellie" Mannette (1926 - 2018)

  • Bernard Woma (2018)

  • John “Jabo” Starks (1938-2018)

  • Roy Burns (1935-2018)

  • Dean Witten (2018)

  • Ndugu Chancler (1952-2018)

  • Mitchell Peters (1935-2017)

  • Jacques Delécluse (1933-2015)

  • Layne Redmond (1952-2013)

  • Jerry Steinholtz (2013)

  • Sam Ulano (1920-2014)

  • Chico Hamilton (1921-2013)

  • Jim Preiss (2014)

  • Theodore Frazeur (2014)

  • Steve Weiss (1943-2014)

  • Chuck Silverman (1952-2014)

  • James L. Moore (1934-2014)

  • Wendell R. Jones (1932-2014)

  • Dr. Mark E. Sunkett (1949-2014)

  • Idris Muhammad (1939-2014)

  • Dave Ratajczak (1957–2014)

  • Lennie DiMuzio (1933-2015)

  • Jim Coffin (1931-2015)

  • Vic Firth (1930-2015)

  • Marshall E. Maley (1949-2015)

  • Don Canedy (1929-2015)

  • Richard Horowitz (1924-2015)

  • Tele Lesbines (1928-2015)

  • Ed Uribe (1957-2015)

  • Roger Schupp (1960-2015)

  • Dr. Willis F. Kirk, Jr. (1928-2016)

  • John Robertson “Robin” Engelman (1937-2016)

  • Naná Vasconcelos (1944-2016)

  • Al Moffatt (1947-2016)

  • John Craviotto (1946-2016)

  • Peter Sadlo (1962-2016)

  • Bobby Hutcherson (1941-2016)

  • Robert Paiste (1932-2016)

  • Alphonse Mouzon (1948-2016)

  • Michael Quinn (1944-2017)

  • Clyde Stubblefield (1943-2017)

  • Margaret Williamina “Willi” Zildjian (1929-2017)


2017 "In Memoriam" Tribute

At PASIC 2017, PAS honored the pillars of our community that we lost from January to November 2017 with the following video tribute.
Special Thanks to Robert Honstein and  Michael Burritt for providing the music.

 

2016 "In Memoriam" Tribute

At PASIC 2016, PAS honored the pillars of our community that we lost from January to November 2016 with the following video tribute:

 

Special Thanks to Blake Tyson and  Michael Burritt for providing the music.

2015 "In Memoriam" Tribute

At PASIC 2015, PAS honored the pillars of our community that we lost from January to November 2015 with the following video tribute:

 

Special Thanks to Michael Burritt for providing the music.
("The Offering" composed and performed by Michael Burritt)

Submit an 'In Memoriam'

PAS reserves the right to review, edit and or reject submissions based on the appropriateness of the submission.

To honor a loved one or individual, please Submit an In Memoriam below. If your submission is accepted, the information may be used on the PAS website, social media, and print and digital publications, at the discretion of PAS.

 


Name:

E-mail:

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Full Name of Deceased:

Location of Birth:

Location of Residence:

Short Biographical Information to include schooling, degrees and institutions, significant early history items:

Significant Professional Accomplishments to include a brief description of teaching and performance career and contributions to the percussion community:

Memorial Contributions Listings if Available:

 

Contact Us

Percussive Arts Society
110 W. Washington Street Suite A 
Indianapolis, IN 46204
T: (317) 974-4488
F: (317) 974-4499
E: percarts@pas.org