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Chuck Nessa

Robert Shy - RIP

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Very sorry to hear this, he has left many friends.

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Sigh. A great musician and, judging from just a couple personal encounters, a sweet man.  R.I.P.

I have tremendous tapes from two nights he played in Urbana c. 1985 with a trio led by bassist Marlene Rosenberg and featuring saxophonist Ron Dewar.

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Awwww....I think I mentioned that a while back I got a barbershop shave, and the guy who did it was Robert Shy's nephew. Found that out by ordinary barber chair conversation, one thing lead to another, next thing you know, the guy's saying I got an uncle up in Chicago who plays jazz, just a local guy, you probably never heard of him...so maybe not, try me, what's his name? Robert Shy. Oh, yes I have heard of Robert Shy! The guy's face lit up, I could tell he was happy that somebody had heard of his uncle of whom it was very apparent that he was very proud.

RIP to a guy that by all accounts spread the love.

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sad news, fine player -- I know him from Rahsaan and E. Parker McDougal records.

does anyone have b/d and d/d info for him?

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r.i.p.

found this on the tube:

 

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Really nice guy. Saw him many times over the years in Chicago. 

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