|On 1/23/18, 7:10 PM, "Dick Conte" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Jazz drummer, DJ and author of many books, Bill Moody, passed away on 1/12/18.
at 76 at his home in Vallejo California.
Bill spent many years in Europe, Las Vegas and the S.F. Bay Area both playing
and teaching creative writing.
He authored books on jazz as well as several jazz pianist/detective crime
novels with Evan Horne as the lead character.
Titles include “Death of a Tenor Man” about Wardell Gray, and
“Looking for Chet Baker”.
Bill toured with Maynard Ferguson, Earl Hines, Lou Rawls, Junior Mance
and many others.
Since the late 90’s, Bill has been performing in the Bay Area with Dick Conte,
Dick Fregulia, and with Terry Henry every Sunday at the Valona Deli
in Crockett, where there will be a musical tribute on Sunday 2/11 at 5pm.
Bill Moody will be missed by many friends here in the Bay Area and
Las Vegas where he lived and played for many years.
I will personally miss Bill both as a drummer and friend, and our frequent
Dick Conte KCSM