Cab Calloway

Dec 25, 1907


Inaugurating his performing career in Baltimore, African-American musical entertainer Cab Calloway organized his first band in New York. Calloway already had a strong following thanks to his recordings, when, in 1931, he replaced Duke Ellington as orchestra leader at Harlem's fabled Cotton Club. His lively, athletic performing style, coupled with his… More


Cab Calloway Videos

The Blues Brothers
4 minutes 26 seconds
Stormy Weather
1 minutes 8 seconds
A Great Day In Harlem
2 minutes 48 seconds
The Cincinnati Kid
3 minutes 58 seconds

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