Kitty White

Kitty Jean Bilbrew, better known as Kitty White (July 7, 1923 – August 11, 2009) was an American jazz singer who was popular in Los Angeles nightclubs.

She recorded mostly on the West Coast with Buddy Collette, Gerald Wiggins, Chico Hamilton, Bud Shank and Red Callender. She sang many demo recordings for her friend, Los Angeles blues composer Jessie Mae Robinson, including "I Went to Your Wedding," a No. 1 hit for Patti Page in 1953.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 7th, 1923 (Los Angeles), Died Palm Springs

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 6037 2/2/1951 Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Jerry Gray Orchestra vocalist  
Decca L 6088 2/16/1951 I apologize Kitty White vocalist  
Decca L 6089 2/16/1951 Paradise Kitty White vocalist  
Decca L 6090 2/16/1951 You're tired of me Kitty White vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "White, Kitty," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350698.

White, Kitty. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350698.

"White, Kitty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350698

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