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Sid Catlett

Sidney "Big Sid" Catlett (January 17, 1910 – March 25, 1951) was an American jazz drummer. Catlett was one of the most versatile drummers of his era, adapting with the changing music scene as it progressed toward bebop.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 10th, 1910 (Evansville), Died Chicago

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, traps

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 172 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-100360 10-in. 4/9/1936 I'm a fool for loving you Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-100361 10-in. 4/9/1936 Moonrise on the lowlands Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-100362 10-in. 4/9/1936 I'll always be in love with you Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-100363 10-in. 4/9/1936 Jangled nerves Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-051222 10-in. 6/4/1940 Shake it and break it Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-051223 10-in. 6/4/1940 Old man blues Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-051224 10-in. 6/4/1940 Wild man blues Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-051225 10-in. 6/4/1940 Nobody knows the way I feels dis mornin' Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-051226 10-in. 6/4/1940 Make me a pallet on the floor (Atlanta blues) Sidney Bechet and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-068114 10-in. 10/24/1941 Rose room Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-068115 10-in. 10/24/1941 Oh! Lady be good! Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia W265156 10-in. 10/10/1933 Blue interlude Chocolate Dandies instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia W265157 10-in. 10/3/1933 I never knew-1 Chocolate Dandies instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia W265158 10-in. 10/10/1933 Once upon a time-1 Chocolate Dandies instrumentalist, drums  
Columbia W265159 10-in. 10/3/1933 Krazy kapers Chocolate Dandies instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 64325 10-in. 7/20/1938 I got a feeling for you Tiny Mayberry instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 64326 10-in. 7/20/1938 Someday, someday Tiny Mayberry instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 64327 10-in. 7/20/1938 Oh! That nasty man Tiny Mayberry instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 64328 10-in. 7/20/1938 Mailman blues Tiny Mayberry instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 64329 10-in. 7/20/1938 Mayberry blues Tiny Mayberry instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 64330 10-in. 7/20/1938 Evil hearted woman Tiny Mayberry instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 64907 10-in. 1/18/1939 Jeepers creepers Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 64908 10-in. 1/18/1939 What is this thing called love? Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65344 10-in. 4/5/1939 Hear me talkin' to ya Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65345 10-in. 4/5/1939 Save it pretty Mama Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 172 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Catlett, Sid," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211.

Catlett, Sid. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211.

"Catlett, Sid." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211

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