Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies at 76

July 11, 2014 10:05 PM

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Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies at 76

Charlie Haden, a bassist whose music drew from many streams of American music, died Friday morning in Los Angeles, Calif. He was 76.

Haden began his career early, having been born into a musical family that had its own radio show and often played the Ozark Jubilee, a country-music broadcast out of Missouri that featured the likes of the Carter Family, Chet Atkins and Porter Wagoner. He made his on-air debut at the age of 2. Even ...

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