In addition to his many recordings with Ray Brown, Jeff has been on nearly 200 recordings with artists such as Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Milt Jackson, Rosemary Clooney, Barbara Streisand, Mel Torme, John Pizzarelli, Benny Carter, Lalo Schifrin, George Shearing, Dr.
He was Houston's personal body servant and was with him at the time of his death.
He moved to Cincinnati, where he started the Blue Wisp Big Band.
From 1983 to 1987, Jeff performed with Ella Fitzgerald, the Count Basie Orchestra, Rosemary Clooney and Monty Alexander.
And a pair of Gene Krupa signature Red Ribbon brushes.
Jeff was hardworking, a competitor, had grit and determination, left nothing on the table and gave each day all he had.