Nii-lante Augustus Kwamlah Quaye, better known as Cab Kaye (3 September 1921, London – 13 March 2000, Amsterdam), was an English-Ghanaian-Dutch jazz singer, pianist, bandleader, entertainer, drummer, guitarist and songwriter who was influenced by Billie Holiday and often accompanied himself on piano with a graceful, rhythmic style. He effortlessly combined blues, bebop, stride and scat with the music of his African and Ghanaian musical heritage.
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1936 - CAR-4150-1 / Regal Zonophone MR2189 "Shoe-Shine boy" - Cab Quay (vocals) Billy Cotton his orchestra - A Nice Cup of Tea Volume 2 - recorded 1936-1941 (1CD0 ... Esquire Blues" "Tom's Tea Party" "Revol." Cab Kaye and his Band - May 1951 (Astraschall AW4001 AWAW4005, Germany) - Dave Wilkins (tp), Sam Walker, George Tyndale ... Fish Fry" (vocals) "School-bop" "Mood Indigo" "Solitude" Cab Kaye acc ...
... Quaye is the youngest son of jazz musician Cab Kaye, the half-brother of guitarist Caleb Quaye, and half-brother of jazz musician Terri Quaye ... Although known as Cab Kaye, his full name was Nii Lante Augustus Kwamlah Quaye and he was a Chief of the GA tribe centralized in Jamestown, Accra ... Kaye was the son of the pianist Caleb Jonas Quaye a.k.a ...
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