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Sidney Catlett

Band, 1910-1951 US
Musician of Jazz

American jazz drummer who was also known as Big Sid. Born 17 January 1910 in Evansville, Indiana; died 25 March 1951 in Chicago, Illinois.

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voc 1920-2002 US
Chuck Gentry
sax, bs 1911-1988 US
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p 1923-1998 US
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cl 1909-1986 US
PortraitVido Musso
ts, sax 1913-1982 US
PortraitCootie Williams
tr 1911-1985 US
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tb 1911-1968 US
PortraitBilly Butterfield
tr 1917-1988 US
PortraitLou McGarity
tb 1917-1971 US
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tr 1917-2002 US
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sax, bs 1916-1974 US
George Berg
sax, ts
Gene Kinsey
sax, as
Pete Mondello
ts, sax US
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b 1918-1979 US
Clint Neagley
Tom Morgan
eg, g US
Walter Yost
b, eb
Al Davis
tr US
Tommy Taylor
voc US
Marty Blitz
Popular Tracks   
On The Sunny Side Of the Street - From the short subject Jammin' The Blues (WB, 1944) on Hollywood Swing & Jazz by Benny Goodman
Jammin' The Blues - From the short subject Jammin' The Blues (WB, 1944) on Hollywood Swing & Jazz by Benny Goodman

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
1944-1946Sidney Catlett1997Compil.
Roll 'EmBenny Goodman And Sidney Catlett1991Compil.
Superstars Of Traditional Jazz: The Legendary Live Broadcasts Of 1947 And 1948Louis Armstrong, Bobby Hackett, Jack Teagarden, Peanuts Hucko, Jack Lesberg, Ernie Caceres, Dick Cary, George Wettling, Sidney Catlett1984Album
Volume 1Sidney Bechet And His New Orleans Feetwarmers Featuring Sidney De Paris And Sidney Catlett1954Compil.
Lover Man / Shaw 'NuffDizzy Gillespie And Charlie Parker, Sidney Catlett, Al Haig, Curly Russell1945Album
Salt Peanuts / Hot HouseDizzy Gillespie And Charlie Parker, Sidney Catlett, Al Haig, Curly Russell1945Album
Thermo-Dynamics / Blue SkiesSidney Catlett1944Album
People Will Say We're In Love / Honeysuckle RoseHazel Scott, Sidney Catlett1943Album
Body And Soul / "C" Jam BluesHazel Scott, Sidney Catlett1943Album
Louis Armstrong All StarsLouis Armstrong And His All-Stars, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Earl Hines, Arvell Shaw, Sidney Catlett, Velma MiddletonAlbum
The Metropolitan Opera House Jam Session Vol. 3 Jan. 26th 1944Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Red Norvo, Art Tatum, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Al Casey, Oscar Pettiford, Sid Weiss, Sidney Catlett, Morey Feld, Billie Holiday, Mildred BaileyCompil.
Tootin' Through the Roof; Volume 1Joe Thomas, Hot Lips Page, Charlie Shavers, Buddy DeFranco, Slam Stewart, Sidney Catlett, Dave ToughAlbum
Benny And Sid "Roll 'Em"Benny Goodman Big Band, Sidney CatlettAlbum
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