Deceased members

October 2022

Volume 122, No. 9October, 2022

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


Warren B. Bernhardt, piano
Lou Caputo, saxophone
Ken Hitchcock, saxophone
Jeffrey Lake Johnson, french horn
Eric W. Knight, piano
Linda Knutsen, vocalist
Saul A. Lujan, trumpet
Joseph N. Merola, trumpet
Howard “Tex” Rittner, saxophone
Pharoah Sanders, saxophone
Fred Zlotklin, cello

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