Bob Belden


Age: 58

Summary: Grammy-winning jazz musician, composer, arranger and producer who became the first American musician to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution when he toured there in February 2015 with his group Animation, but who was known for producing thematic albums including Miles from India on which Indian and American musicians performed Miles Davis tunes and which received a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Jazz Album in 2009.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Born: October 31, 1956

Died: May 20, 2015

New York City, New York