"Frank Sinatra should be so lucky as to sound like Jeffries
-Los Angeles Times, LA, CA
"When you are dealing with a performer in his eighth
decade, you are of course dealing with someone whose best work
came long ago and who is now to a lesser degree, resting on his
laurels. Unless, that is, you are dealing with Herb Jeffries."
-Tulsa World, Tulsa, OK
"Jeffries, who wrote four of the songs on "The Bronze
Buckaroo (Rides Again)", calls it Western music, which in
this case is a stew of cowboy songs, Swing, Blues, and Jazz.
The album serves as a testament to the fusion of Blues and Western
music contributed by the many black cowboys who helped tame the
"Picture a guy who is as at home in a Stetson as he is
in a Tux, and you get an idea of the jazz-and-western hybrid
featured in "The Bronze Buckaroo (Rides Again)", Jeffries
first album of cowboy songs and one of the year's most distinctive
and delightful country records. Breaking genre boundaries rather
than broncos, Jeffries brings an "Ellingtonian" elegance
to his songs on the range."
-The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA