Richard Sudhalter Dies

Richard Sudhalter, 69, a jazz musician, writer, and promoter, died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan Sept. 19.

Sudhalter, who played cornet and trumpet, performed professionally with the New York Jazz Repertory, among other groups.

Sudhalter had a television interview program and was a concert promoter in the 1980s.

He was a United Press International foreign correspondent, a music critic at the New York Post, and penned an acclaimed Bix Beiderbecke biography as well as the controversial “Lost Chords: White Musicians and Their Contribution to Jazz, 1915-1945.”