The man who captured hundreds of jazz’s greatest recordings — by Miles Davis and John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock — died Thursday at his home studio. He was 91.
The smoky-voiced singer reinvents standards like “The Nearness Of You” in a 2003 session.
The Toronto improvisational band is known for collaborations with Ghostface Killah and Tyler, the Creator. Watch a video of “Speaking Gently.”
The Belgian-American musician, also known for his guitar playing and whistling, performed with the stars of postwar jazz and was widely heard on film scores and commercial jingles.