Jazz singer and Grammy nominee Ernestine Anderson dies at 87 (via Chicago Tribune)

Ernestine Anderson, the internationally celebrated jazz vocalist who earned four Grammy nominations during a six-decade career, has died. She was 87.

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office said Sunday that it received a report that Anderson died of natural causes Thursday at a nursing home in Shoreline. 

The jazz and blues singer performed all over the world, from the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall to festivals in South America, Japan and Europe, The Seattle Times reported (http://goo.gl/LEwaoL).

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