Herbert "Herb" Jeffries (born September 24, 1913 in Detroit, Michigan - died May 25, 2014 in Woodland Hills, California) was an American jazz and popular singer and actor. He was the first black man to star in an American western. He starred as a singing cowboy in several all-black Western films. Jeffries first recordings were with Earl Hines And His Orchestra. He recorded with Duke Ellington from 1940 to 1942. His most famous song, "Flamingo", sold over 50 million copies.
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Herb Jeffries (born Umberto Alexander Valentino; September 24, 1913 – May 25, 2014) was an American actor of film and television and popular music and jazz singer-songwriter, known for his baritone voice. In the 1940s and 1950s Jeffries recorded for a number of labels, including RCA Victor, Exclusive, Coral, Decca, Bethlehem, Columbia, Mercury and Trend. His album Jamaica, recorded by RKO, is a concept album of self-composed calypso songs.
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Herb Jeffries, who sang with Duke Ellington and starred in early black westerns as a singing cowboy known as the Bronze Buckaroo - a nickname that evoked his malleable racial identity - died on Sunday in West Hills, Calif. He was believed to be 100. The cause was heart failure, said Raymond Strait, a writer who had worked on Mr. Jeffries’s autobiography with him. Mr. Jeffries used to say: I’m a chameleon. The label applied on many levels
Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed in a series of all-black Western movies in the 1930s, has died at the age of 100. Known to cinema audiences as the Bronze Buckaroo, he starred in four cowboy films aimed at black audiences from 1937 to 1939. In 1940, Jeffries scored a big hit with jazz legend Duke Ellington as the vocalist on Flamingo. He died of heart failure on Sunday, his biographer Raymond Strait said. Jeffries continued performing as a singer into his 90s. His last album was The Duke and I, released in 2000. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004. US chat show host and VH1 presenter Bobby Rivers said on Twitter: "Great jazz singer, handsome actor. Raymond Strait said Jeffries had been in declining health for some time and died at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in Los Angeles.
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Jeffries made a fine album of standards, Say It Isn't So, in 1957, and he recorded tribute albums to Bing Crosby, Duke Ellington and Nat "King" Cole. He often appeared in guest roles in TV series, including The Virginian, Hawaii Five-O and I Dream of Jeannie. In 1995 he recorded a mixture of jazz and country, The Bronze Buckaroo Rides Again, for Warners. He revived "I'm a Happy Cowboy", which he had first sung in 1938, and the album included guest appearances from Michael Martin Murphey and the Mills Brothers