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Sonny Greer (1895–1982)

Sonny Greer was born on December 13, 1895 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Adventures in Jazz (1949), Jazz Party (1958) and Jam Session (1942). He died on March 23, 1982 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Adventures in Jazz
Jazz Party
Jazz Party Himself - Drummer
Jam Session
Jam Session Himself - Drums


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 1949 Adventures in Jazz (TV Series)
- Episode #1.15 (1949)
 1930 Check and Double Check
Member, Cotton Club Orchestra (uncredited)
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 1961 Paris Blues (musician - uncredited)
 1930 Check and Double Check (musician: drums - uncredited)
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 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1958) ... (performer: "Indian Summer", "I Can't Get Started with You", "Mean to Me", "Jumpin' with Symphony Sid", "Stompin' at the Savoy", "Runnin' Wild", "Memphis Blues", "Somebody Loves Me", "Solitude", "St. James Infirmary", "Love Is Just Around the Corner")
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 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series)
Himself - Drummer
- Episode #1.20 (1958) ... Himself - Drummer
 1942 Jam Session (Short)
Himself - Drums
 1941 Hot Chocolate (Short)
Himself - Drums (uncredited)
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 1994 A Great Day in Harlem (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)

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