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Big Sid Catlett

Born: 
01/17/1910
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Died: 
03/25/1951
Years Active: 
1928-1951
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Catlett was born in Evansville and started at piano, but switched to drums and entered formal study when his family moved to Chicago. His career began in 1928 with Darnell Howard. He later moved to New York City and worked with Benny Carter, Fletcher Henderson, Elmer Snowden, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Ben Webster and others. In 1941 he joined Benny Goodman's band and after that joined Teddy Wilson's Sextet. In 1944 he did an album with pianist Harry Gibson. He also had his own band and played for Louis Armstrong's All Stars from 1947 to 1949 and became his drummer of choice.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Louis Armstrong 01/23/1941 Cleveland Coliseum Cleveland Ohio USA
Louis Armstrong 04/03/1941 Loew's State Theatre NYC New York USA
Louis Armstrong 04/04/1941 Loew's State Theatre NYC New York USA
Louis Armstrong 04/05/1941 Loew's State Theatre NYC New York USA
Louis Armstrong 04/06/1941 Loew's State Theatre NYC New York USA
Louis Armstrong 04/07/1941 Loew's State Theatre NYC New York USA
Louis Armstrong 04/08/1941 Loew's State Theatre NYC New York USA
Louis Armstrong 04/09/1941 Loew's State Theatre NYC New York USA
Louis Armstrong 04/25/1941 Riverside Theatre Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
Louis Armstrong 04/26/1941 Riverside Theatre Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
Louis Armstrong 04/27/1941 Riverside Theatre Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
Louis Armstrong 04/28/1941 Riverside Theatre Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
Louis Armstrong 04/29/1941 Riverside Theatre Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
Louis Armstrong 04/30/1941 Riverside Theatre Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
Louis Armstrong 05/01/1941 Riverside Theatre Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
Louis Armstrong 05/05/1941 New Bradford Theatre Bradford Pennsylvania USA
Louis Armstrong 05/16/1941 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Louis Armstrong 05/17/1941 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Louis Armstrong 05/18/1941 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Louis Armstrong 05/19/1941 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Louis Armstrong 05/20/1941 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Louis Armstrong 05/21/1941 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Louis Armstrong 05/22/1941 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Louis Armstrong 05/24/1941 Castle Farm Cincinnati Ohio USA
Louis Armstrong 05/25/1941 Sandusky State Theatre Sandusky Ohio USA

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