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A forum in Utah this week celebrated the life and mystery of a young artist who vanished in southern Utah in 1934. Bones found last year were recently confirmed as those of Everett Ruess.
Jazz drummer and bandleader Louie Bellson has died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his wife, Francine. He was 84. The Los Angeles Times quoted the musician's widow as saying Bellson died Saturday of complications from Parkinson's disease.
By Steve Voce Jazz composer and band leader ONLY THE best musicians succeed in Los Angeles.