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Jazz Musician of the Day: Doc Cheatham

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All About Jazz is celebrating Doc Cheatham's birthday today!

One of the very last survivors of the early days of jazz, trumpeter Adolphus “Doc" Cheatham attracted attention from the historically- inclined right up to his death in 1997 at the age of 91. His career recapitulated much of the history of jazz as a whole: he came of age hearing and playing with the New Orleans masters of the music\'s classic period; he participated in the big band movement that defined jazz in the 1930s... Read more.

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Doc Cheatham &...

Heads Up International
1997

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Swingin' Down in New Orleans

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Jazzology Records
1995

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Swinging Down In New...

Heads Up International
1994

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Dear Doc …

Heads Up International
1992

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Echoes Of Harlem

Heads Up International
1987

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Black Beauty

Heads Up International
1980

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