Correspondence: Warren Luening

Warren Luening

Rifftides reader Jack Greenberg writes: Although your site is not specifically a West Coast jazz site, I was surprised that none of the jazz blogs I regularly read mentioned the recent passing of top LA trumpet player Warren Luening. As a trumpet player myself, I greatly admired Warren's playing, and his reputation within the LA jazz community was such that I thought his passing wouild generate more notice than it did. Luening died of cancer on March 18. He was 70. The New … [Read more...]