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Arthur James Singleton, much better known as Zutty Singleton (14 May 1898 - 14 July 1975) was a United States jazz drummer. May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans at around the start of the 20th century. ... A drummer at practice A drummer is a musician who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ...


Singleton was born in Bunkie, Louisiana and raised in New Orleans. He was working professionally with Steve Lewis by 1915. He served with the United States Navy in World War I. After returning to New Orleans he worked with such bands as those of Papa Celestin, Big Eye Louis Nelson, John Robichaux, and Fate Marable. He left for St. Louis, Missouri to play in Charlie Creath's band, then moved to Chicago, Illinois. Bunkie is a city located in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... Steve Lewis (March 19, 1896 - c 1941?) was a jazz pianist and composer. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... USN redirects here. ... Combatants Allied Powers: Russian Empire France British Empire Italy United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary German Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Commanders Nicholas II Aleksei Brusilov Georges Clemenceau Joseph Joffre Ferdinand Foch Herbert Henry Asquith Douglas Haig John Jellicoe Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna Armando Diaz Woodrow Wilson John Pershing Franz... Oscar Phillip Celestin, better known as Papa Celestin (1 January 1884 - 15 December 1954) was a New Orleans, Louisiana jazz bandleader, trumpeter and singer. ... Big Eye Louis Nelson Deslile (28 January 1885 - 20 August 1949) was an early jazz clarinetist. ... Fate Marable (2 December 1890 - 16 January 1947) was a jazz pianist and bandleader. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ...


In Chicago Singleton played with Doc Cooke, Dave Peyton, Jimmie Noone, and theater bands, then joined Louis Armstrong's band. He made famous recordings with Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five in 1928. In 1929 he moved with Armstrong to New York City. Jimmie Noone (sometimes spelled Jimmy Noone) (April 23, 1895 – April 19, 1944) was an early jazz clarinetist. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901[1] – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nicknames Satchmo, for satchel-mouth, and Pops) was an American jazz musician. ... The Hot Five was Louis Armstrongs first jazz recording band led under his own name. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ...


In addition to Armstrong, in New York Singleton played with Bubber Miley, Tommy Ladnier, Fats Waller, Jelly Roll Morton and Otto Hardwick. He also played in the band backing Bill Robinson. James Bubber Miley (April 3, 1903 - May 20, 1932) was an early jazz trumpeter, specializing in the use of the plunger mute. ... Tommy (Thomas J.) Ladnier (May 28, 1900 - June 4, 1939) was an American jazz trumpeter. ... Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... Morton in the 1920s Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton (probably September 20, 1885 - July 10, 1941) was an American virtuoso pianist, a bandleader, and a composer who some call the first true composer of jazz music. ... Otto Hardwick (May 31, 1904 - August 5, 1970) was a saxophone player. ... Bill Robinson photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 Bill Bojangles Robinson (May 25, 1878 – November 25, 1949) was a pioneer and pre-eminent African-American tap dance performer. ...


In 1934 Singleton returned to Chicago. 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


He returned to New York in 1937, working with Mezz Mezzrow and Sidney Bechet. Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Milton Mesirow, much better known as Mezz Mezzrow (9 November 1899 - 5 August 1972) was an American Jewish jazz clarinetist and saxophonist from Chicago, Illinois. ... Sidney Bechet Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was a Jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. ...


In 1943 he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he led his own band, played for motion pictures, and was featured on Orson Welles' radio shows. Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1290. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American theatre and film producer and director, and a theatre, radio and film actor. ...


Later he worked with such jazz musicians as Slim Gaillard, Wingy Manone, Eddie Condon, Nappy Lamare, Art Hodes, Oran "Hot Lips" Page, and Max Kaminsky (jazz). Bulee Slim Gaillard (January 4, 1911 or 1916 - February 26, 1991) was an Cuban jazz singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist, noted for his scat singing and wordplay. ... Joseph Matthews Manone, much better known as Wingy Manone (13 February 1900 - 9 July 1982) was a jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader. ... Albert Edwin Condon, better known as Eddie Condon, (16 November 1904–4 August 1973) was a jazz banjoist, guitarist, and bandleader. ... Nappy Lamare (Jun 14, 1907, New Orleans, Louisiana - May 08, 1988 Newhall, California) was an american singer, guitar and banjo player. ... Arthur W. Hodes (November 14, 1904 in the Ukraine; died March 4, 1993 in Harvey, Illinois) is an American jazz pianist born in the Ukraine. ... Oran Thaddeus Page (Dallas, Texas, 27 January 1908 – 4 November 1954 in New York City) jazz trumpeter, singer, bandleader, better known as Hot Lips Page by the public, and Lips Page by his fellow musicians. ... Max Kaminsky (September 7, 1908 – September 6, 1994), was a jazz trumpeter. ...


Zutty Singleton retired after suffering from a stroke in 1970. He died in New York City. A stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA),[1] is an acute neurological injury in which the blood supply to a part of the brain is interrupted. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...


 
 

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