(May 23 ?, 1908 - June 29, 1984) U.S.A.
James Lesley Daniels, Jimmie (Jimmy) Daniels was born in Laredo, Texas. From 1939 to 1942, before going into military service, he owned and operated the Harlem supper club that bore his name. Later, he was on the bill at such clubs as the Bon Soir and Little Casino. Most recently he performed at Jan Wallman's Restaurant in Greenwich Village.
Jimmie Daniels' repertory focused on the songs of the Gershwins, Rodgers and Hart and Cole Porter as well as Harold Arlen. He worked in New York, Paris, London and Monaco.
Jimmie Daniels, an African American nightclub singer who participated in the Kool Jazz Festival's ''Evening of the Music of Harold Arlen'' at Carnegie Hall, died in St. Clare's Hospital after suffering a stroke. He was 76 years old and lived in Manhattan.