Jackie Raven


Age: 51

tap dancer, choreographer, lyricist and poet who was a primary force in the tap dance revivals of the 1970's and 1980's in New York, who promoted Albert Gibson of The Three Chocolateers and performed as one of his Gibson Girls chorus line, who also brought back George Hillman (of the Broadway show Black & Blue) to the public eye and promoted the former Dizzy Gillepsie Big Band headline dancer Ralph Brown, and who was the wife of trombonist Ray Anderson.

Cause of Death: Breast cancer

Born: May 2, 1951

Died: August 19, 2002

Setauket, Long Island, New York