Who is Ellen LaFurn? Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Husband, Age

Ellen LaFurn is a former Jazz singer and is well known as the wife of the late Phil Schaap aka Philip van Noorden Schaap was an American jazz disc jockey, archivist, producer, and historian, he dies at the age of 70 on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. The death news was confirmed by his cousin through Twitter, the statement said “My cousin Phil Schaap died last night. I loved him like crazy, will miss him beyond measure, and wish he could tell me one more wild story about Papa Jo Jones. BIRD LIVES! In my heart, so does Phil.” Phil Schaap’s home radio station, WKCR.org posted an obituary that read, “It is with a heavy heart that WKCR mourns Phil Schaap, who passed away yesterday evening at the age of 70. For over 50 years, Phil has been an irreplaceable presence at the station. The mentorship that he has provided students as an educator has helped shape a new generation of jazz historians and appreciators, and his impact will be felt for decades to come.” The statement further added, “Phil was unquestionably a giant in the jazz community. This past year he was recognized as a Jazz Master by the National Endowment of the Arts, and throughout his distinguished career has been awarded six Grammys and numerous other honors.”

Who is Ellen LaFurn?

Ellen LaFurn
Mid 60's
Birth Place
Net Worth
$400K USD
Phil Schaap

 Ellen LaFurn is a former Jazz singer, she started singing at the age of 17 at the show Chang Lee and the Maniacs. Latre, she joined Jerry Mitchell and the Impacts: working and learning from many jazz greats, which included Danny Gibson, Miss Rhapsody, Roland Hanna, and Gus Johnson. She also served as vocalist with the Big Band Workshop at Kean University. She also joined as the vocalist with the Bob Ackerman Group. She is a now-retired schoolteacher.

How old is Ellen LaFurn?

Ellen LaFurn is in her mid 60’s from the USA, Talking about her parents and siblings we do not have much information regarding them. However, we will keep you updated very soon.

Who is Ellen LaFurn Husband?

Ellen LaFurn was married to her late husband Phil Schaap in 1997, we do not have much information regarding their kids. However, we will keep you updated. Phil Schaap aka Philip van Noorden Schaap was an American jazz disc jockey, archivist, producer, and historian. He began hosting jazz shows in 1970 at Columbia University’s WKCR. Currently, he hosted ‘Traditions In Swing’ and ‘Bird Flight’ since 1981. He was raised by jazz-loving parents, he was the cousin of the sports journalist Dick Schaap.

What is Ellen LaFurn Net Worth?

The estimated Net Worth of Ellen LaFurn is around $400K USD.

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