Jack Sheldon, legendary trumpeter, raconteur, and comedian passed away December 27, 2019. Jack is best known as the voice of Schoolhouse Rock’s “I’m Just A Bill” & “Conjunction Junction” and as the bandleader on the Merv Griffin Show.
Sheldon became a popular figure in the West Coast jazz movement and played with top jazz artists including; Jimmy Giuffre, Herb Geller, Wardell Grey, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman, Art Pepper, Marty Paich, Rosemary Clooney, Bill Berry, the Hi-Lo’s and Peggy Lee. His famous solo on the Johnny Mandel composed ‘Shadow Of Your Smile’ from the 1965 film ‘The Sandpiper’ earned the song both a Grammy and an Academy Award.
Please come pay your respects to Jack.
Friday, January 10, 2020
START TIME 2:00pm
END TIME 3:30pm
Forest Lawn Cypress, Church of Our Fathers
4471 Lincoln Avenue