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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 76-100 of 172 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 67487 10-in. 4/4/1940 Suicide blues Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67488 10-in. 4/4/1940 Pocket knife blues Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67648 10-in. 5/1/1940 Sweethearts on parade Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67649 10-in. 5/1/1940 You run your mouth, I'll run my business Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67650 10-in. 5/1/1940 Cut off my legs and call me Shorty Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 67651 10-in. 5/1/1940 Cain and Abel Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68022 10-in. 8/28/1940 Gangster's blues Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68023 10-in. 8/28/1940 Cuttin' 'em slow Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68024 10-in. 8/28/1940 Look out for yourself Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68025 10-in. 8/28/1940 No count woman Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68026 10-in. 8/28/1940 What's that? Peetie Wheatstraw instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68796 10-in. 3/10/1941 Everything's been done before Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68797 10-in. 3/10/1941 I cover the waterfront Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68798 10-in. 3/10/1941 In the gloaming Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68799 10-in. 3/10/1941 Long, long ago Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68997 10-in. 4/11/1941 Hey lawdy Mama Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68998 10-in. 4/11/1941 I'll get mine bye and bye Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 68999 10-in. 4/11/1941 (Now) Do you call that a buddy? Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 69000 10-in. 4/11/1941 Yes Suh! Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73301 1/22/1946 No good man Billie Holiday instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73300 1/22/1946 Good morning heartache-1 Billie Holiday instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 73301[a] 1/22/1946 Big Stuff Billie Holiday instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 75046 7/7/1949 Ain't nobody's business Sammy Price and his Rocking Rhythm instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 75047 7/7/1949 Bash street Sammy Price and his Rocking Rhythm instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 75048 7/7/1949 In the middle of the night Sammy Price and his Rocking Rhythm instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 76-100 of 172 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Catlett, Sid," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211.

Catlett, Sid. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109211.

"Catlett, Sid." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

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

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