Sam Rivers, Jazz Artist of Loft Scene, Dies at 88
By Nate Chinen
Sam Rivers, an inexhaustibly creative saxophonist, flutist, bandleader and composer who cut his own decisive path through the jazz world, spearheading the 1970s loft scene in New York and later establishing a rugged outpost in Florida, died on Monday in Orlando, Fla. He was 88. More...
December 28, 2011
Jazz News: Sam Rivers has Died
By John Anderson
Sam Rivers, a key figure in the post-war avant garde jazz scene, has died at the age of 88. The New York Times published an obituary.