[Dixielandjazz] Jimmy Cheatam (1924-2007)

Mike mike at railroadstjazzwest.com
Wed Jan 17 08:39:02 PST 2007

Was married to Jeannie Cheatham. They were a performing duo for 
quite sometime. Jimmy filled in for Chuck Connors(bass 
trombonist) with Duke Ellington briefly in 1971. I think he also 
played with Thad Jones and Ornette Coleman but not sure about 
the time period.

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