(Editor’s Note: The story below was HottyToddy.com’s original story early this morning. For our first follow-up story, released later in the day of his passing, CLICK HERE.)
According to his son, John, renowned jazz musician Mose Allison, of Tippo, Mississippi, has just passed away. He had just celebrated his 89th birthday on November 11.
After 65 years of touring Mose Allison had retired from live performance.
Mose Allison was honored as one of the 2013 Jazz Masters by the National Endowment for the Arts at Lincoln Center on January 14, 2013. He was also honored with a blues marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail in his home town of Tippo, Mississippi.
Here are some previous HottyToddy.com stories written about Mose:
From his website, moseallison.com:
For an in-depth look at Mose Allison’s career, click here.