Michael Buckner | Frazer Harrison, Getty Images Now this is a collaboration that…
- Posted on Dec 18th 2007 3:00PM by Mike Spinella
He is survived by three sons, including performing artist and producer Adam Dorn, aka Mocean Worker. "[M]y father was easily my best friend. I spoke with him daily and I loved him without question," Adam Dorn posted on his site. Having been very close to his father, he recently relocated to his dad's New York neighborhood to be closer to him. The younger Dorn also said in his memorial post, "Unlike a lot of his peers who got caught up in Grammys and making millions of dollars and career goals is the following: He really only cared about his family and our well being."
Adam Dorn plans to carry out the vision of his father's incomplete 60th anniversary box set for Atlantic Records, which the elder Dorn was preparing in tribute to longtime Atlantic jazz chief Nesuhi Ertegun."I will now be taking over that project and dedicating it to my old man, with the thought that the idea was to have it honor Nesuhi," Adam said. "But now it will honor both of them."