SAYING GOOD-BYE TO A LEGEND: HERB JEFFRIES 1913 – 2014


posted by Robert J. Carmack @blues2jazzguy

RIP HERB JEFFRIES Sept. 24, 1913 – May 25, 2014.   Herb Jeffries is last  surviving  member of Duke Ellington’s early 1940s Band. The Bronze Buckaroo as he was known during his days as a singing actor of early black  cinema.     Herb Jeffries    RIP NOW

 

Read the LA Times  in-depth story on this great man. (click on link)

http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-herb-jeffries-20140526-story.html#page=1

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