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us: Cheatham, Doc


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  • Variants

    • us: Cheatham, Adolphus
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1905-06-13
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1997-06-02
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Nashville (Tenn.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Chick Webb Orchestra
        • Organization: (naf) McKinney's Cotton Pickers
        • Organization: (naf) Cab Calloway Orchestra
        • Organization: (naf) Eddie Heywood Sextette
        • Organization: (naf) Benny Goodman Sextet
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Sweet Basil (Restaurant : New York, N.Y.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Trumpet players
          (lcsh) Jazz musicians
      • Sources

        • found: His Doc & Sammy [SR] 1977?: container (Doc Cheatham, trumpet)
        • found: Jack Kleinsinger's highlights in jazz [SR] p1985: container (Doc Cheatham; b. June 13, 1905)
        • found: I guess I'll get the papers and go home, 1996: CIP t.p. (Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham)
        • found: New York times, June 3, 1997: p. A14 (Doc Cheatham, 91, jazz trumpet player, d. June 2, 1997, Washington, D.C.; b. Adolphus Anthony Cheatham, June 13, 1905, Nashville)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cheatham, Doc; Aldophus Cheatham; trumpeter, bandleader, jazz musician; born 13 June 1905 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. He played tenor saxophone in Nashville's Bijou Theater (1920s) and with Chick Webb's orchestra, New York City (1928), as well as with McKinney's Cotton Pickers (1930s). He was a member of the Cab Calloway orchestra (1931-1939). For atime he worked at the U.S. post officein Long Island, NY (1944-1946). He also played with the Eddie Heywood Sextet (1952), and was lead trumpeter in Benny Goodman sextet (1966-1967). He was a jazz musician at Sweet Basil's in New York (1980-1997). He died 02 June 1997 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States)
        • notfound: NLC
      • LC Classification

        • ML419.C48
      • Change Notes

        • 1985-04-19: new
        • 2016-04-30: revised
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