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Jazz Critic Mike Zwerin, Miles Davis Protege, Dies at Age 79

Mike Zwerin, a jazzman who got his first break jamming with Miles Davis a half-century ago, has died aged 79.

Zwerin was a trombonist who became the Paris-based jazz critic for the International Herald Tribune and later for Bloomberg News. He died at 3 a.m. local time in a Paris hospital after a long illness, his family said.

via Jazz Critic Mike Zwerin, Miles Davis Protege, Dies at Age 79 – Bloomberg.com.

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