Musician and composer Art Jarvinen died earlier this month.
He was in an early incarnation of John Trubee's The Ugly Janitors Of America, was part of the E.A.R. ensemble, and also used to be a music copyist for Frank Zappa.
You can read more about Art here:
But you should definitely read the interview that John Trubee did with Art Jarvinen three years ago.