Category: Departed

Totico, rumbero died

Cuban rumbero, Totico, who I first met in Carlos “Patato” Valdez’s apartment in the Bronx died on January 21, 2011 of cancer at the age of 76


James Moody R.I.P.

Jazz sax player James Moody passed away on December 9, 2010 in San Diego at the age of 85.


R.I.P. Rudy Regalado

Venezuelan born percussionist died in Las Vegas on November 5, 2010.  I first met Rudy in Puerto Rico in the 1960s.  I knew him while he was a fixture on the LA music scene and later got to see him in Los Vegas.  He was 73 years old.


Ronald Henriquez, Esq. R.I.P.

On October 11, 2010 Ronald Henriquez passed away.  To his family he was and remains their cherished hero.  To all others he was an inspiration.  He will truly be missed, as the void he left behind will never be filled.  He was able to overcome so much.  Blind since childhood he went on to graduate from NYU law school and became a judge in NY.

Wake will be held on Friday, October 15 from 7PM until… at KC Funeral Home, 350 Slosson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314.  718-447-4242

Funeral will be on Saturday, October 16 at 9:45 AM at Our Lady of Good Council Church, 10 Austin Place, Staten Island, NY 10304




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