wumr - The Jazz Lover U92FM
University of Memphis Photo
Mulgrew Miller
Jazz Pianist And U Of M Alumni Dies At 57

For Release: May 29, 2013
For more information, visit: New York Times

Mulgrew MillerIt 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 the stroke.

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.

WUMR The Jazz Lover U92 FM

3745 Central Avenue
G13 Theatre and Communication Building
Phone: (901) 678-2560
Fax: (901) 678-4899

Request Line: (901) 678-4867
Jazz Connection: (877) 955-JAZZ
Underwriting: (901) 678-4843

Text Only | Print | Got a Question? Ask TOM | Contact Us | Memphis, TN 38152 | 901/678-2000 | Copyright 2015 University of Memphis | Important Notice | Last Updated: 
WUMR | 901.678.2560 | Contact WUMR
Department of Communication | 901.678.2565 | Contact Communication
Last Updated: 5/29/13