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Singleton, Zutty

in American National Biography Online

Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697

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jazz drummer, was born Arthur James Singleton in Bunkie, Louisiana. (No information on his parents is available.) Singleton was given his nickname—a Creole term meaning cute—during his earliest years. As a child, he moved with his family to New Orleans, where he grew up and attended public school.

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