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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 February 25th, 1951 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, traps

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 172 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 65346 10-in. 4/5/1939 West End blues Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65347 10-in. 4/5/1939 Savoy blues Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65460 10-in. 4/25/1939 (I'm) Confessin' (that I love you) Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65461 10-in. 4/25/1939 Our Monday date Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65462 10-in. 4/25/1939 If it's good then I want it Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65463 10-in. 4/25/1939 Me and Brother Bill Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65607 10-in. 5/19/1939 Don't pan me (Please don't talk about me when I'm gone) Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65608 10-in. 5/19/1939 Callin' Corrine Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65609 10-in. 5/19/1939 You can't put that monkey on my back Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65610 10-in. 5/19/1939 Fan it boogie woogie Frankie Half Pint Jaxon instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65811 10-in. 6/14/1939 Plain Lenox Avenue Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65812 10-in. 6/14/1939 Men are like street cars Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65813 10-in. 6/14/1939 He's mine all mine Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65814 10-in. 6/14/1939 Headin' for the river Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65816 10-in. 6/14/1939 Forsaken blues Lee Brown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65817 10-in. 6/14/1939 Lemon roller Lee Brown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65818 10-in. 6/14/1939 Low down feelin' Lee Brown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65819 10-in. 6/14/1939 Decoration day Lee Brown instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65824 10-in. 6/15/1939 Baby, won't you please come home? Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65825 10-in. 6/15/1939 Poor old Joe Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 65826 10-in. 6/15/1939 Shanty boat on the Mississippi Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 66764 10-in. 10/13/1939 Cheatin' on me Helen Proctor instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 66765 10-in. 10/13/1939 Let's call it a day Helen Proctor instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 66766 10-in. 10/13/1939 Take me along with you Helen Proctor instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 66767 10-in. 10/13/1939 Blues at midnight Helen Proctor instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 26-50 of 172 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Catlett, Sid," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211.

Catlett, Sid. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211.

"Catlett, Sid." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.

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

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