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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 51-75 of 172 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 66984 10-in. 12/18/1939 Poor old Joe Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 66985 10-in. 12/18/1939 You're a lucky guy Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 66986 10-in. 12/18/1939 You're just a no account Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 66987 10-in. 12/18/1939 Bye and bye Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67321 10-in. 3/14/1940 Hep cat's ball Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67322 10-in. 3/14/1940 You've got me voodoo'd Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67323 10-in. 3/14/1940 Harlem stomp Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67324 10-in. 3/14/1940 Wolverine blues Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67325 10-in. 3/14/1940 Lazy 'sippi steamer Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67463 10-in. 4/3/1940 She's got what it takes Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67464 10-in. 4/3/1940 Ups and downs blues Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67465 10-in. 4/3/1940 Yellow yam blues Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67466 10-in. 4/3/1940 Eight ball blues Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67467 10-in. 4/3/1940 Pistol shootin' blues Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67468 10-in. 4/3/1940 Take it with a smile Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67469 10-in. 4/3/1940 Right now Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67470 10-in. 4/3/1940 Knock me out Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67471 10-in. 4/3/1940 Essie Mae blues Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67472 10-in. 4/3/1940 She's in my blood Roosevelt Sykes instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67481 10-in. 4/4/1940 Big apple blues Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67482 10-in. 4/4/1940 Big money blues Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67483 10-in. 4/4/1940 Chicago mill blues Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67484 10-in. 4/4/1940 Five minutes blues Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67485 10-in. 4/4/1940 Two time Mama Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67486 10-in. 4/4/1940 Jaybird blues Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 51-75 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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