Best-known like a dancer — tap, specifically — and an actor of stage and screen, Gregory Hines was also a singer of some accomplishment. A self-titled recording made an appearance in 1987, after a visitor spot the prior 12 months on Luther Vandross’ Provide Me the reason why recording. It had been the only well-known endeavor that Hines would make, however, not the 1st or last documenting. Cast recordings for a number of Broadway stage strikes feature Hines the vocalist in fine type, including Eubie! (1975), Advanced Female (1981), and Jelly’s Last Jam (1992). In 1997 he starred within a tv series, The Gregory Hines Present, and got a recurring function on another series, Will and Sophistication. Hines passed on August 9, 2003, after a struggle with cancer.