[JPL] Frank Haynes

Nou Dadoun nou.dadoun at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 04:45:19 EST 2011

Thanks Ed, following up on a year-old thread (almost exactly!), was the
photo she mentioned included?  Looks like it fell off at some point .. N

On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 11:30 AM, Ed Trefzger <ed at trefzgermedia.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I received this note from Frank Haynes' widow a few minutes ago:
> Hello, I'm Frank Haynes' wife. I read where there were questions regarding
> deceased Jazz musician Frank Haynes' background. Frank Haynes was born on
> Oct 8, 1928 in Tulsa, Ok. to Frank Haynes, Sr., and Eula Scrugs-Haynes. He
> had many siblings. He served in the U.S. Air Force (band) from 1947 through
> 1950. Thereafter, he lived with his first wife Lillie B. Haynes and their
> children in Oakland, Ca. during the early 1950s. While in California he
>  performed with various Jazz groups at many San Francisco Jazz clubs during
> the 1950s and later formed his own quartet to work the Jazz circuit in
> California.   In 1959  Frank Haynes moved to New York City to record and to
> settle with Shaw-Lee (Kitty) Haynes and their new born daughter, Holliday
> Y. Haynes.  Frank Haynes appeared at many of NYC's finest Jazz clubs, such
> as Birdland, Five Spot, Village Vanguard, Village Gate; and he recorded
> with Dave Bailey, Randy Weston, Les McCann and others. He recorded his own
> album with composer, Rudy Stevenson, called "Frankly Speaking" but it was
> never released.  Frank Haynes died at age 37 on November 30, 1965 of both
> the sickle cell disease and  lung cancer at NYC's Veterans Hospital.  He
> loved his fellow musicians and was devoted to all things Jazz.  A Jazz
> funeral (the 2nd ever) was held for him by Rev. John G. Gensel, Lutheran
> Minister, where many Jazz notables came to pay their respects.  Frank
> Haynes is buried at Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, LI, New
> York, 11735. (Grave 5714, Section 2D.) Here's his photo:

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