Buried Here –

Bill Chase

Bill was a Jazz musician that started to mix jazz with rock in his band called “Chase”. Chase had hit singles with “Get It On” and “Open Up Wide” which featured four trumpet players including Bill.

While on tour and en route to a scheduled performance at the Jackson County Fair, he and keyboardist Wally Yohn, drummer Walter Clark and guitarist John Emma all died in a plane crash on August 9, 1974.

Bill was just 39 years old at the time of his death.

Cedar Grove Cemetery
920 Adams Street
Dorchester MA 02124

Cedar Grove Cemetery