Frances Wayne Biography

US jazz vocalist (August 26, 1924 - February 6, 1978). In the 40's she sang with the bands of Charlie Barnet and later Woody Herman, where she met Herman's arranger Neal Hefti whom she married. Later Hefti formed own band with Wayne as singer. Later in her career she performed with smaller ensembles.

Sister of jazz saxophonist Nick Jerret.

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