Jazz News http://www.kplu.org en Herman (Roscoe) Ernest III, famed New Orleans drummer, dies http://www.kplu.org/post/herman-roscoe-ernest-iii-famed-new-orleans-drummer-dies <p>Herman Ernest III, the beloved drummer and musical director for Dr. John lost his nearly 3-year-long&nbsp;battle with cancer on Sunday morning.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>A funeral service will be held in New Orleans&nbsp;on Saturday, March 12 at First Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1228 Arts Street, preceded by a viewing at the church starting at 8 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Louis No. 3, 3421 Esplanade Avenue. Mon, 07 Mar 2011 21:45:23 +0000 Robin Lloyd 941 at http://www.kplu.org Herman (Roscoe) Ernest III, famed New Orleans drummer, dies