from The Daily News (Southwest Washington area):

In the ’70s, Caliman had a heyday in San Francisco, performing and recording with the Grateful Dead, Santana and pianist Earl Hines.

It was there he met his former wife, Jan Caliman of Cathlamet.

“He was my favorite tenor player in Freddie Hubbard’s band,” Jan Caliman said.

The Calimans settled in Cathlamet prior to the birth of their first son, Roger, in 1982.

“He wanted to raise his kids in the country,” Jan Caliman said. Hadley became an avid gardener, but his wife recalled “he would practice at least eight hours every day.”

Caliman played in Southwest Washington clubs, including at Peter’s in Kelso.

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