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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 bebop emerged.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 10, 1910 (Evansville), Died March 25, 1951 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, traps, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 180 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-068112 10-in. 10/24/1941 12th street rag Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
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  
Victor BS-068116 10-in. 10/24/1941 What is this thing called love Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D5VB-0662 10-in. 10/8/1945 Tell ya what I'm gonna do Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D5VB-0663 10-in. 10/8/1945 Come to baby, do! Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra ; Joya Sherrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D7VB-1082 10-in. 10/16/1947 A song was born Louis Armstrong ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars ; Jack Teagarden Male vocal duet, with jazz sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D7VB-1083 10-in. 10/16/1947 Please stop playing those blues, boy Louis Armstrong ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars ; Jack Teagarden Male vocal duet, with jazz sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Victor D7VB-1084 10-in. 10/16/1947 Before long Louis Armstrong ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars Male vocal solo, with jazz sextet instrumentalist, drums, composer  
Victor D7VB-1085 10-in. 10/16/1947 Lovely weather we're having Louis Armstrong ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars Male vocal solo, with jazz sextet 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  
(Results 1-25 of 180 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Catlett, Sid," accessed May 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211.

Catlett, Sid. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211.

"Catlett, Sid." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 May 2024.

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

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