From DownBeat / June 2K17

Jazz mallet player Gary Burton has performed his last concert &, apparently, made his last recordings.
Following several medical procedures relating to cardiac problems he found, after one that had him "lights out" for 1/2 hour, his previous sense of absolute pitch failing & some other cognitive probs so he decided to totally retire.

Some may already be aware of that; others, like me who haven't followed his career as closely may be taken by surprise.

So, no more of this


Or even this

At least we're not reading the obit yet but it's still a sad loss.