Salt City Five http://waer.org en Salt City Five Co-founder Jack Maheu Dead at 83 http://waer.org/post/salt-city-five-co-founder-jack-maheu-dead-83 <P></P> <P><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">Jack Maheu, whose career as a top jazz clarinetist spanned more than 50 years and included many appearances in Upstate New York, died on Aug. 27, 2013, in Ithaca. He was 83 years old.&nbsp;&nbsp;Maheu had suffered a severe stroke in 2006 and had been living at an Ithaca nursing home for the past several years.</SPAN></P> <DIV>&nbsp; &nbsp; Knowledgeable critics considered Maheu one of the finest clarinetists in all of jazz. In 1951, he became a co-founder of the popular Dixieland group, the Salt City Five, later known as the Salt City Six. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:06:50 +0000 Joe Lee & Russ Tarby 7165 at http://waer.org Salt City Five Co-founder Jack Maheu Dead at 83