With his CD debut as a virtuoso on the saz twelve years ago, Hazar amazed…
Tom Albach, a true jazz patron, has died. He began his Nimbus records specifically to record and document pianist, composer and bandleader Horace Tapscott. Albach’s efforts sustained Tapscott (1934-1999), and alerted the world outside of Los Angeles to his music. Albach was 95 and succumbed to the effects of pneumonia at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque.