Jazz Pianist And U Of M Alumni Dies At 57
For Release: May 29, 2013
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It is with great regret to bring news of the death of one of the greatest pianists
of all time, and University of Memphis alum, Mulgrew Miller.
Miller had a stroke Wednesday, May 22, 2013. He had been in intensive care most of
the week. The jazz pianist passed away in the morning of May 29, 2013, a week after
Miller worked the renowned drummer Tony Williams in the mid-1980s until his death
in 1997. He also performed as sideman for Art Blakey, Stefon Harris, Benny Golson,
Woody Shaw, and many others.
Some of Miller's notable albums include Keys to the City in 1985, Wingspan in 1987, Landmarks in 1992, and both volumes of Live at the Kennedy Center.