Deceased members

April 2023

Volume 123, No. 4April, 2023

Each month, we honor our members who have recently passed. Previous issues of Allegro can be found at

To report the death of a member, send an e-mail to


Burt Bacharach, piano
Gene Cipriani, timpani
Jerry Dodgion, saxophone
Butch Miles, drums
Rodger Parrett, trumpet
Wayne Shorter, saxophone

If you have personal memories of any of these musicians that you’d like to share, please send an e-mail to