Milt Grayson, former Ellington singer and Broadway actor, dead at 74

October 2005
New York Amsterdam News;10/20/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 43, p38
This article reports that Milt Grayson, the baritone singer, died on September 3, 2005, from complications of prostate cancer. Grayson is survived by four daughters, two step-sons, three brothers, one sister, many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends and associates. He was a featured singer with Wynton Marsalis' Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Grayson, a native of Brooklyn, New York City, began singing at an early age. He toured Europe and South America with renowned dancer, producer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham.


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