Songwriter Joe Sherman died March 17, 2017

Composer, pianist, arranger, music publisher, music director died at Peconic Bay Hospital on March 17, 2017. He was a graduate of Julliard - Among the standards that Sherman composed, often with his brother, lyricist Noel Sherman, are "To the Ends of the Earth and "Eso Beso" for Paul Anka. His brother predeceased him in 1972. Joe had already built an outstanding reputation as a songwriter, having written such hits as “Rambling Rose” and “Sunday, That Summer” for Nat “King” Cole, and “Graduation Day . Co wrote with his Noel Sherman, lyricist and nightclub producer (1930 – New York City, June 4, 1972).