History Jazz Sorrows
posted by June 24 at 16:06 PMon
Ernestine Anderson lives in Seattle!
That’s the good news. The bad news: she’s about to get evicted.
THE MORTGAGE and housing market crisis has ensnared a lot of household names across the nation.
Now we can add a Seattle music icon to the list.
Jazz vocalist great Ernestine Anderson, who lives in the Central District, is in danger of losing her home, which is in foreclosure proceedings.
Friends and supporters citywide are trying to raise $45,000 by a June 30 deadline to prevent the 79-year-old woman’s six-bedroom family home from being auctioned.
In the words of Washington: This bitter earth.