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 101-125 of 184 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 83817 1/14/1953 Bugle call rag Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 83818 1/14/1953 Panama rag Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84272 4/7/1953 Davenport blues Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84273 4/7/1953 Since my best gal turned me down Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84274 4/7/1953 Swingin' the blues Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84297 4/9/1953 Ostrich walk Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84298 4/9/1953 Louisiana Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84481 5/11/1953 I wanna know Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84482 5/11/1953 Till the moon turns green Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84483 5/11/1953 The girl that I marry Johnny Long Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84501 5/14/1953 I'm coming Virginia Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84502 5/14/1953 Riverboat shuffle Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84503 5/14/1953 Singin' the blues Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84504 5/14/1953 Clarinet marmalade Jimmy McPartland Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84652 6/4/1953 Royal garden blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84653 6/4/1953 Tin roof blues Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84654 6/4/1953 Struttin' with some barbecue Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84683 6/10/1953 Fidgety feet Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84684 6/10/1953 Angry Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84685 6/10/1953 That's a plenty Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84736 6/22/1953 Memphis blues Ray McKinley Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84737 6/22/1953 Ol' shanks mare Ray McKinley Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84738 6/22/1953 Rhythm-a-tic Ray McKinley Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 84739 6/22/1953 Long gone Ray McKinley Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 85371 10/13/1953 I'm coming Virginia-1 Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 101-125 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310567

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