[JPL] RIP Jeffrey Heath (aka "Gingerbread Boy")
pcomb at comcast.net
Wed Sep 29 20:17:50 EDT 2010
This is so sad. I don't know what to say except my heart goes out to
Jimmy and Mona.
On 9/29/10 4:18 PM, Larry Thomas wrote:
> Sad news from Queens, NY. Saxophone legend Jimmy Heath has lost his son Jeffrey
> to a massive heart attack at age 46. Jimmy named the his classic composition
> "Gingerbread Boy" for Jeffrey because he was the product of an interracial marriage.
> Jimmy and his wife Mona plan to have their son cremated and drive to Montauk, Long
> Island, New York, and spread his ashes in the water near his uncle, Percy Heath.
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