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Pittsburgh jazz radio icon Tony Mowod passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at the age of 85. Mowod’s long career began in the 1950s at WDUQ. Most recently, Mowod was an announcer on Pittsburgh Public Media jazz WZUM (88.1).

“The rich tradition of jazz he shepherded for Pittsburgh will continue for years and years to come,” a post on WZUM.orgread. “Tony had recorded programs in advance for WZUM, and we will continue airing them for the near future.”