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Cottrell, Louis, Sr (1878 - 1927), drummer

Mike Hazeldine

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New Orleans, 25 Dec 1878; d New Orleans, 17 Oct 1927). American drummer, father of Louis Cottrell, Jr. He played with John Robichaux’s orchestra (until 1909) and the Olympia Orchestra (1900–15) and worked in Chicago with Manuel Perez (1916–18). After his return to New Orleans he performed until his death, and also recorded, with A. J. Piron’s orchestra (for illustration see Bands, fig. [not available online]). Cottrell is

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