Jan 28 • 6M

Podcast E2: Audio Herb Jeffries Lead Singer Duke Ellington Band

EPOSIDE 2: PART 2: LEGENDARY RENAISSANCE MAN LIVED TO A VINTAGE 100 YEARS

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Herb often joked that many come to this earth by stork, but “he came by flamingo and the Duke delivered him” in reference to the Platinum Song that made headlines when he sang with the Duke Ellington Band.

In this second part, I share the story of Herb’s life once he accepted Duke Ellington’s offer to sing with the band. Although Herb enjoyed his film a…

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