Doc Cheatham

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Adolphus Anthony Cheatham, better known as Doc Cheatham (June 13, 1905 – June 2, 1997), was a jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader.

After having played in some of the leading jazz groups from the 1920s on, Cheatham enjoyed renewed acclaim in later decades of his career. He himself agreed with the critical assessment that he was probably the only jazz musician to create his best work after the age of 70.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1975 Hey Doc! Doc Cheatham 1
1994 Swinging Down in New Orleans Doc Cheatham 1
1997 Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton 1
2006 Mental Strain at Dawn - A Modern Portrait of Louis Armstrong David Murray & Doc Cheatham 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Jazz in Paris: Sammy Price and Doc Cheatham Play George Gershwin Sammy Price and Doc Cheatham 1
The 87 Years of Doc Cheatham Doc Cheatham 1

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