There's a point in the PBS Jazz series where Wynton Marsalis is talking up Art Blakey, saying how he went to a gangster's house who was holding a drummer's kit on a loan. "You have deprived the man of his livelyhood", he said.
The band Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has had their gear vault broken into, losing some choice gear, including a 1954 blackguard Esquire. (Yes, I must obsess on the Esquire. I'm the Teleblogster.) That's just a scumbag move.