Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway

Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was an American jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer.

Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular African American big bands from the start of the 1930s through the late 1940s. Calloway's band featured performers including trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham, saxophonists Ben Webster and Leon "Chu" Berry, New Orleans guitar ace Danny Barker, and bassist Milt Hinton. Calloway continued to perform until his death in 1994 at the age of 86.

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1930s - People - Musicians
... and the Library of Congress Composer and jazz pianist Fats Waller in 1938 Cab-Calloway- -The-Cotton-C.jpg Cab Calloway and The Cotton Club Orchestra, 1934 photo of His High-de-Highness of Ho-de ...
Sunset Cafe - Cab Calloway
... Cab Calloway got his professional start onstage under Louis Armstrong at the Sunset Cafe ... Calloway eventually became one of only a few big band leaders to come up under Armstrong and, of course, Earl Hines ... When Louis departed the Cafe for New York - it was the young Cab Calloway - 20-year-old "kid from Baltimore" whom Armstrong and Glazer picked to take over from Louis at the Sunset ...
Idlewild (Out Kast Album) - Track Listing
... "Mighty 'O'" André Benjamin, Antwan Patton, Cab Calloway, Clarence Gaskill, Dave Robbins, Irving Mills, Patrick Brown, Ray Murray, Rico Wade Organized Noize 416 3 ... a portion of the composition "Minnie the Moocher" - written by Cab Calloway, Clarence Gaskill and Irving Mills - as performed by Cab Calloway ...
Cab Calloway - Filmography
... Mountain (1933) Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (1934) (voice) Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho (1934) Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party (1935) Hi De Ho (1937) Mother ...
Cab Calloway School Of The Arts - Admissions
... Cab Calloway School of the Arts is part of Red Clay School District's Choice School Programs ... Cab Calloway requires that applicants complete an audition in their selected concentrations, which is scheduled by the school ... Many feel that the quality of the talent pool at Cab Calloway has gone down, because the more talented kids are getting turned down in favor of letting in district ...

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