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Joey Lattanzi

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jlattanzi.jpgJoseph W. Lattanzi, a Grammy-nominated musician and radio personality, died on June 28 of cancer. He was 52.
Lattanzi worked as a trumpet player and music arranger. He and his wife, singer/drummer Patti Nasuti, performed at nightclubs and hosted “The Joey & Patti Show” on Cruisin’ 92.1, WVLT FM in Vineland, N.J. They also worked with a wide variety of musicians, including Bobby Rydell, Tito Puente, Count Basie and Alice Cooper.
In 2000, Lattanzi was nominated for a Grammy for his song “Love Me,” which was included in the HBO movie, “Luminarias.”

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Michael Hucko

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Revered jazz clarinetist Michael “Peanuts” Hucko died on Friday in Fort Worth. Cause of death was not released. He was 85.
Hucko performed with some of America’s greatest musicians, including Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and Jack Teagarden. He was a featured player on the Lawrence Welk TV show and played lead alto saxophone and clarinet with Glenn Miller’s band during World War II.

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