Cutty Cutshall

Robert Dewees "Cutty" Cutshall (December 29, 1911 – August 16, 1968) was an American jazz trombonist.

Cutshall played in Pittsburgh early in his career, making his first major tour in 1934 with Charley Dornberger. He joined Jan Savitt's orchestra in 1938, then played with Benny Goodman in the early 1940s. Later in the decade he worked frequently with Billy Butterfield and did some freelance work in New York City. He started working with Eddie Condon in 1949, an association which would last over a decade. Cutshall was touring with Condon in 1968 at the time of his death, which occurred in a hotel room.

Cutshall's credits include work with Peanuts Hucko, Bob Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Armstrong.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 29th, 1911, Died August 16th, 1968 (Toronto)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1962

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 184 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 66708 10-in. 10/4/1939 Indian Summer Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66709 10-in. 10/4/1939 Sweet dreams, sweetheart Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66710 10-in. 10/4/1939 Good morning Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66711 10-in. 10/4/1939 Stranger things have happened Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66712 10-in. 10/4/1939 Many dreams ago Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66821 10-in. 11/5/1939 It's a wonderful world-1 Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66822 10-in. 11/5/1939 Maid of the mist Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66823 10-in. 11/5/1939 After all Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 66824 10-in. 11/5/1939 Honestly Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67105 10-in. 1/24/1940 Make love with a guitar Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67106 10-in. 1/24/1940 Imagination Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67107 10-in. 1/24/1940 Tuxedo junction Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67108 10-in. 1/24/1940 Kansas City moods Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67147 10-in. 2/4/1940 Turkey in the straw Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67148 10-in. 2/4/1940 Parade of the wooden soldiers Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67149 10-in. 2/4/1940 Blues in the groove-1 Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67150 10-in. 2/4/1940 Rose of the Rio Grande Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67151 10-in. 2/4/1940 It's time to jump and shout Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67536 10-in. 4/12/1940 Secrets in the moonlight Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67537 10-in. 4/12/1940 Make-believe island Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67538 10-in. 4/12/1940 Where was I? Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67539 10-in. 4/12/1940 Ask your heart Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67540 10-in. 4/12/1940 Tuxedo junction Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67601 10-in. 4/18/1940 You're lonely and I'm lonely Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 67602 10-in. 4/18/1940 You can't brush me off Jan Savitt Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 26-50 of 184 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cutshall, Cutty," accessed December 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310567.

Cutshall, Cutty. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310567.

"Cutshall, Cutty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 December 2021.

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