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Singleton, Zutty (1898 - 1975), jazz drummer

J. Bradford Robinson

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Bunkie, LA, 14 May 1898; d New York, 14 July 1975). American jazz drummer. He played the drums in several important New Orleans bands, such as those of Papa Celestin and Luis Russell, and from 1921 to 1923 worked in Fate Marable's riverboat groups. By 1927 he had moved to Chicago, where his recordings with Louis Armstrong in 1928 (notably Muggles, OK) and in a trio with

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