Tommy LiPuma has passed away
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Legendary label executive and record producer Tommy LiPuma has died at the age of 80. Over his long career LiPuma deeply influenced the Jazz / Smooth Jazz world working with artists who ranged from George Benson and Diana Krall to Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand and Queen Latifah.
Click the photo to access a detailed story for NPR written by Anastasia Tsioulcas.