Felix Contreras http://ripr.org en Ethereal Jazz Singer Jimmy Scott Dies http://ripr.org/post/ethereal-jazz-singer-jimmy-scott-dies Singer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15395174/little-jimmy-scott" target="_blank">Jimmy Scott</a> died of natural causes Thursday morning at his home in Las Vegas at age 88, according to his booking agent, Jean-Pierre Leduc. <p>Scott suffered from Kallmann's syndrome, a lifelong affliction that prevented his body from maturing through puberty. The condition slowed his growth, leaving his stature at 4 feet 11 inches until his late 30s. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:30:00 +0000 Felix Contreras 35165 at http://ripr.org Ethereal Jazz Singer Jimmy Scott Dies Marian McPartland, 'Piano Jazz' Host, Has Died http://ripr.org/post/marian-mcpartland-piano-jazz-host-has-died <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15123605/marian-mcpartland">Marian McPartland</a>, who gave the world an intimate, insider's perspective on one of the most elusive topics in music — jazz improvisation — died of natural causes Tuesday night at her home in Long Island, N.Y. She was 95.<p>For more than 40 years, she hosted <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/piano-jazz/">Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz</a>, an NPR program pairing conversation and duet performances that reached an audience of millions, connecting with jazz fans and the curious alike. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:38:00 +0000 Felix Contreras 20384 at http://ripr.org Marian McPartland, 'Piano Jazz' Host, Has Died Jesse & Joy, Juanes Win Big At Latin Grammys http://ripr.org/post/jesse-joy-juanes-win-big-latin-grammys <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2hM9CLAMu4</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:52:00 +0000 Felix Contreras 96 at http://ripr.org Jesse & Joy, Juanes Win Big At Latin Grammys