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Doc Cheatham (1905–1997)

Doc Cheatham was born on June 13, 1905 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as Adolphus Anthony Cheatham. He is known for his work on Bix: 'Ain't None of Them Play Like Him Yet' (1981), Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photography of Milt Hinton (2003) and New Orleans Live! (1992). He died on June 2, 1997 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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 1992 Giant Steps
Oliver K. Nash
 1945 Caldonia (Short)
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 1978 Remember My Name (musician: trumpet: Alberta Hunter's Band - as 'Doc' Cheatham)
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 1997 Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Jazz Player
 1989-1993 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1992 New Orleans Live! (TV Movie)
 1981 Bix: 'Ain't None of Them Play Like Him Yet' (Documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series)
Himself - Trumpeter
- The Sound of Jazz (1957) ... Himself - Trumpeter
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 2005 Billie Holiday: The Ultimate Collection (Video)
Himself - Trumpeter

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Pirate (1942). Comedy. Written by S.N. Behrman. Suggested by an idea in a play by Ludwig Fulda. Incidental music by Herbert Kingsley. Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers. Costume Design by Miles White. Assistant to Mr. White: Sylvia Saal. Choreographed by Felicia Sorel. Directed by Alfred Lunt and John C. Wilson. Martin Beck ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

'Doc' Cheatham

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He is considered the greatest 90-year old trumpeter of all time. See more »

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