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James Moody with Patti Austin at a 2008 ceremony honoring Quincy Jones.
James Moody with Patti Austin at a 2008 ceremony honoring Quincy Jones. Brad Barket/Getty Images
After a harrowing medical procedure earlier this year, the saxophone master, 85, has publicly disclosed that he has pancreatic cancer. His website says it better than I could, in a letter penned by his wife Linda Moody, and a display of George Varga's San Diego Union-Tribune story. Do note that you can send Moody e-mail via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Related At NPR Music: All our recent James Moody coverage.