Service Set Today for Entertainer Rozelle Gayle

A funeral service will be held today at 4 p.m. at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles for entertainer Rozelle Gayle.

The veteran jazz pianist and comic was 67 when he died Saturday of cancer at Hospital of the Good Samaritan.

Gayle was a native of Chicago who studied at the conservatory there. He became a disciple of legendary jazz pianist Art Tatum and first came to California in 1949.

Survivors include his wife, Lois; three sons, a daughter and four grandchildren.

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