Belated obituary to a jazz great

Jeez, I feel like the apostle of doom the past month. This is the third post I've made in 30 days about a major music figure passing (first John Lee Hooker, then Chet Atkins, now this). I just read a note on Stereophile's Web site that tenor sax great, Joe Henderson, died on June 30th. Here's the link to the Stereophile article:
I too feel a great loss with the Passing of these giants. You can add Stanley Turrentine to the list. I understand he passed away about two weeks ago. Stanley has a full legacy of recorded music on the Bluenote label for us to remember him by.

Chazzbo: I'd be delighted to play "grim reaper" at the concerts of the guys you mention -- and I'd add another 15-20 more, plus a whole pile of rappers....
An old thread,indeed! Just thought I'd mention seeing Joe Henderson play in a small club in Vancouver, BC back in 1974! Yes, he was sounding good!

It's amazing that I should read what you reported on Joe Henderson, at the same time I was enjoying his fantastic solo on Grant Greens "Idle Moments"; that solo is so hypnotic that Rudy Van Gelder let it play over what he knew was the allotted time.