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    Herb Jeffries

    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 ...more

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