Deceased members

September 2023

Volume 123, No. 8September, 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


David Osborn Braynard, tuba
J. Hayes Kavanagh, bass
Dominic (Dom) Minasi, guitar
Peter Nero, piano
Tom J. Swift, percussion
Carlos Villa, violin
Neville Waison, conga drums
Jackie Williams, drums

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