2004 – Baritone saxophonist Gil Melle dies of a he…

2004 – Baritone saxophonist Gil Melle dies of a heart attack at his home in Malibu, Calif., at the age of 73. The first Caucasian artist to be signed to noted jazz label Blue Note, Melle was also a visual artist who designed album covers for Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins, as well as himself.

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