Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed with Duke Ellington and was known as the “Bronze Buckaroo” in a series of all-black 1930s Westerns, died of heart failure Sunday morning at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 100.
Harlem has deep country roots, from Herb Jeffries “Harlem on the Prairie,” to ”Two-Gun Man From Harlem,” to “Harlem Rides the Range”, that’s one reason why we love Charley Pride.
Harlem has deep country music roots like Herb Jeffries, “Harlem on the Prairie,” so it’s great to hear that the Country Music Association has revealed its 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award recipient—trailblazing country music star Charley Pride.
Urban Cowboy isn’t a movie with Harlem cowboy Herb Jeffries, it’s a new lodge in the Catskills that you can visit for fly-fishing and quiet reflection.
Two-Gun man From Harlem, 1938, with All Negro Cast vintage original lobby card, made in the USA. Starring Herb Jeffries, Marguerite Whitten, Clarence Brooks, Mantan Moreland, Matthew ‘Stymie’ Beard, directed by Richard C. Kahn, Merit Pictures/Sack Amusement Enterprises.
Duke Ellington When his drummer Sonny Greer was invited to join the Wilber Sweatman Orchestra in New York City, Ellington made the fateful decision to leave behind his successful career in Washington, D.C., and move to Harlem, becoming one of the figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
Herb “Harlem on the Prairie” Jeffries, was one of Harlem’s first cowboys, so it’s great to hear of rising country singer/songwriter Reyna Roberts as she continues to Stompin the country for fans with the unmatched success of her stand-out single, “Stompin’ Grounds.”
By Vinette K. Pryce Harlem lauded the contribution of Guyana –born Joseph Dennis Livingstone recently during a memorial ceremony that celebrated his dedication to the community but more than that, a diverse gathering of friends, colleagues and associates packed into the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office building to pay tribute to his legacy.