Forza Bob, stay with us, we need you.

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Ted Gioia

I'm grieving over medical news about two dear members of the jazz community, Bob Belden and Bruce Lundvall — both in the hospital. Bruce is suffering from a serious lung infection, and Bob had a major coronary on Sunday and is on life support. Bob just helped me on a project last week, with all his usual intelligence and vigor, and Bruce has been an inspiration for many years. These are two classy gentlemen who have given us so much for so long. My prayers go out to them and their families.