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Monday, December 19, 2011


Composer, musician and arranger Tim Pullen sends the sad news that his long-time friend and music associate Rodney Ashe, passed away on December 16.

“This was quite a shock to everyone,” says Tim. “He had had a stroke 15 months ago, and had progressed by sheer determination and will-power, to be able to do away with the wheelchair and go on errands armed with a walking stick. Rodney was doing so well that he had planned a dinner at his house this evening for close friends. He had a thriving music teaching school, and will be missed by his students.”