RIP David “Fathead” Newman

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 22, 2009

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist and flutist David “Fathead” Newman has died in upstate New York.

His manager says Newman died Tuesday night of pancreatic cancer at a hospital in Kingston. He was 75.



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Ken

January 22nd, 2009 at 13:11
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Here’s an interview. The link was posted this morning on Blues-L.

http://vermontreview.tripod.com/Interviews/fathead.htm

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Ken

January 22nd, 2009 at 13:14
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Grahame

January 22nd, 2009 at 18:00
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RIP ‘Fathead’ Newman . . . this is sweet . . .

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=wefvPDwBI44

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Grahame

January 22nd, 2009 at 18:03
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. . . and here’s a clip with his long-time ‘guv’nor . . .

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=68ZIXHZzgls&feature=related