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Cootie Williams

Charles Melvin "Cootie" Williams (July 10, 1911 – September 15, 1985) was an American jazz, jump blues, and rhythm and blues trumpeter.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 10, 1911 (Mobile), Died September 15, 1985 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, vocalist, composer

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Recordings (Results 101-120 of 120 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-053605 10-in. 11/2/1940 That's the blues, old man Johnny Hodges Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-053606 10-in. 11/2/1940 Junior hop Johnny Hodges Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-054606 10-in. 7/22/1940 Harlem air-shaft Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-054607 10-in. 7/22/1940 At a Dixie roadside diner Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-054608 10-in. 7/22/1940 All too soon Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-054609 10-in. 7/22/1940 Rumpus in Richmond Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-054624 10-in. 7/24/1940 My greatest mistake Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-054625 10-in. 7/24/1940 Sepia panorama Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060331 10-in. 1/16/1941 Bugle call rag Metronome All Star Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060332 10-in. 1/16/1941 One o'clock jump Metronome All Star Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
OKeh W404519 10-in. 10/30/1930 Ring dem bells Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
OKeh W404522 10-in. 10/30/1930 Sweet chariot Harlem Footwarmers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Decca 70306 10-in. 2/11/1942 'Deed I do Snub Mosley and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 70307 10-in. 2/11/1942 case of the blues Snub Mosley and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 70308 10-in. 2/11/1942 Blues at high noon-1 Snub Mosley and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 70309 10-in. 2/11/1942 Between you and the devil Snub Mosley and his Band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca GB 6038 10-in. 7/13/1933 Hyde Park (Every tub) Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca GB 6039 10-in. 7/13/1933 Harlem speaks Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca GB 6040 10-in. 7/13/1933 Ain't misbehavin' Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca GB 6041 10-in. 7/13/1933 Chicago Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 101-120 of 120 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Cootie," accessed December 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103275.

Williams, Cootie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103275.

"Williams, Cootie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 December 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103275

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