Remembering Pianist and Composer Stanley Cowell

Pianist, composer and bandleader Stanley Cowell has passed away at 79-year-old in Dover, Delaware. Excessive blood loss from health issues brought about a fatal hypovolemic shock. A modal and modern writer, his compositions and his playing looked to the future but drew on the music’s traditions. Cowell gave the jazz repertory a standard, “Equipoise,” but

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