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Cab Calloway

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was an American jazz singer and bandleader. Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular African American big bands from the start of the 1930s through the late 1940s. Calloway's band featured performers including trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham, saxophonists Ben Webster and Leon "Chu" Berry, New Orleans guitar ace Danny Barker, and bassist Milt Hinton. Calloway continued to perform until his death in 1994 at the age of 86. Description above from the Wikipedia article Cab Calloway, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 25, 1907 In Rochester, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Minnie the Moocher 1932-03-11
Latest Project:
Movie The Blues Brothers 1980-06-17
Known For
Poster of Hallmark Hall of Fame
Poster of Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho
Poster of Betty Boop's Rise to Fame
Poster of The Old Man of the Mountain
Movie The Blues Brothers Curtis 1980-06-17
Movie The Littlest Angel Gabriel 1969-12-06
Movie The Cincinnati Kid Yeller 1965-10-15
Movie St. Louis Blues Blade 1958-04-07
Movie Rhythm and Blues Revue 1955-01-01
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Hi-De-Ho Himself 1947-05-09
Movie Walking with My Honey 1945-08-09
Movie We the Cats Shall Hep Ya Himself 1945-12-10
Movie Sensations of 1945 Cab Calloway 1944-06-30
Movie Hi De Ho 1937-02-20
Movie The Singing Kid Himself 1936-04-10
Movie Betty Boop's Rise to Fame Old Man / Reporter 1934-05-18
Movie Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho Cab Calloway 1934-08-24
Movie International House Cab Calloway 1933-05-27
Movie Snow-White Koko the Clown (voice) 1933-08-01
Movie The Old Man of the Mountain Himself & Old Man 1933-08-04
Movie Minnie the Moocher Himself 1932-03-11
Movie The Big Broadcast Cab Calloway 1932-10-14
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