Doc Cheatham & Jim Galloway
At The Bern Jazz Festival
Sackville SK 3045

Jazz trumpeter Doc Cheatham was born in 1905, moved to Chicago in 1924 and fell in love with traditional jazz after hearing King Oliver. Cheatham played with McKinney’s Cotton Pickers, Cab Calloway, Benny Carter, Teddy Wilson and Fletcher Henderson. He passed in ‘97 at the age of 91. The first six songs here were recorded live at The Bern Jazz Festival, Switzerland on April 30, 1983. The remaining three at Traders Lounge, Toronto 1984 & ‘85. "Everyone is in fine form on this small group swing CD." **** Scott Yanow, allmusic.

 

 

 

Home to the Delmark Home Page