Many thoughtful and heartfelt comments have poured in concerning the death of Texas tenor Marchel Ivery on Tuesday. Among those who've posted is Earl Harvin, who actually introduced me to Ivery and James Clay many, many years ago. Writes Earl, who now lives in Berlin: I'm very saddened to hear about ... More >>
We are now taking your requests: A Friend of Unfair Park who would like to see more blues and jazz coverage in the paper also asks me to post the following video of Marchel Ivery performing in 1990 with Dallas' late blues great Zuzu Bollin at the original Poor David's Pub, during the Benson & Hedges ... More >>
UNT Division of Jazz Studies This photo of Marchel Ivery dates from September 2005, when Ivery performed with Stefan Karlsson, Tom Warrington and Ed Soph. Last night, local sax great Shelley Carrol was told he would need to fill in tonight for Marchel Ivery, who was scheduled to play Terilli's on G ... More >>
Very, very sad news today, as Dallas has lost one of its greatest jazzers and finest people: Marchel Ivery. His wife confirms he died this morning at Presbyterian Hospital, just one day after checking in. He'd had a fever for two days and was diagnosed with pneumonia; he died around 11 this morning. ... More >>
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