Freddie Green's Funeral Service
Freddie Green's funeral service was held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 619 Lexington Avenue, New York on march 6, 1987, 5 days after his death on March 1, 1987, in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to his family, participants in the Eulogistic Service included singer Carmen Bradford and the Count Basie Band led by Frank Foster. Freddie's instrument was on display. Freddie's grave is in Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, N.Y.
St. Peter's Church is well known for its Jazz Ministry and activities. Special thanks to Carol Seischab at St. Peter's Church for locating this document after a long search in the archives of the church. http://www.saintpeters.org/jazz/index.html
Here is the program: