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Jazz Legend Jimmy Cheatham Remembered

San Diego jazz legend and UCSD professor Jimmy Cheatham died last week. Full Focus remembers him with a 2005 segment when he performed with his Sweet Baby Blues Band and talked with host Gloria Penner

San Diego jazz legend and UCSD professor Jimmy Cheatham died last week. We remember him with a Full Focus segment from 2005 when he performed with his Sweet Baby Blues Band and talked with Full Focus host Gloria Penner about his music, his life, and his work as a teacher. SPECIAL NOTE

Jeannie Cheatham does not want flowers or notes.

Friends and fans can make a contribution in Jimmy Cheatham's name to the scholarship fund at Jazz Society of Lower Southern California. Scholarships are awarded each year to worthy student jazz musicians in the Department of Music at UCSD. Checks payable to UC Regents.

Address:
UCSD Dept of Music
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0326
ATTN: Publicity/Jazz Society