The quiet, quirky, extremely inventive Californian composer Art Jarvinen (b.1956) has died. Always one to go his own way and not chase the typical composers “path to glory”, Art was still a strong influence on a lot of younger southern Californian minds. Both David Ocker and Kyle Gann have a little personal appreciation and what little info we know about Art’s passing, something that came far too quickly.

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  1. I really can’t believe this, about Art’s passing. Truely A great person. I am sure happy I met him and he is going to be missed by a numerous amount of musicians.
    My Respects Go Out To His Family And Long Time Friends,
    Roy Estrada

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