Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway

Born Dec 25, 1907
  • Bandleader, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor
Cabell "Cab" Calloway III was a jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer. Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular big bands from the start of the 1930s...

Cab Calloway Stats


: Calloway Cab, Cabell Calloway III, Calloway, Cab, Cab Calloway and His Band, The "King of Hi-De-Ho", Cabell "Cab" Calloway III


: Bandleader, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Actor


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Dec 25, 1907 - Nov 18, 1994 (86 years old)

Place of Birth

: Rochester

Date of Death

: Nov 18, 1994

Place of Death

: Hockessin

Cause of Death

: Stroke

Cab Calloway Film Roles

  1. The Cincinnati Kid
    The Cincinnati Kid
  2. Hi-De-Ho
  3. Cab Calloway's Hi-De-Ho
  4. International House
  5. Betty Boop for President
    Betty Boop for President
  6. Snow White
    Koko the Clown
    Snow White
  7. The Old Man of the Mountain
  8. Betty Boop's Rise to Fame
    Betty Boop's Rise to Fame
  9. Betty Boop's Trial
  10. Manhattan Merry-Go-Round

Cab Calloway Film Appearances

  1. Grass
  2. That Old Black Magic
  3. The Harlem Renaissance
  4. Cab Calloway: Swinging at His Best
  5. Jazz Legends: The Golden Age of Jazz: Part 1
  6. Classic Jazz Drummers: Swing Era and Beyond
  7. The Boys Are Back in Town: Classic Tracks from the Gentlemen of Jazz
  8. Jazz Giants: Legends of Modern Music: Vol. 1
  9. Jazz Giants of the 20th Century
  10. Lights, Camera, Action!: Great Big Bands from the Silver Screen

Cab Calloway TV Guest Roles

  1. Dave Clark Five / scheduled: Cab Calloway; Soupy Sales
  2. ASCAP salute: Cab Calloway; John Raitt; Helen Kane; Mitch Miller
  3. Beatles (3rd appearance) / Cab Calloway
    Beatles (3rd appearance) / Cab Calloway
  4. Cab Calloway, Jackie Robinson, Stan Musial
  5. Cab Calloway / Carl Ballantine / Hermione Gingold / Billy DeWolfe
  6. scheduled: Cab Calloway; Eydie Gorme; Frank Fontaine; Sergio Franchi
  7. Sound of Trumpets
  8. Cab Calloway
  9. Yul Brynner, Cab Calloway, Rose Marie, Pinky Lee, Tony Fontane
  10. The Littlest Angel

Cab Calloway Albums

  1. Cruisin' With Cab
  2. Are You Hep to the Jive?
  3. Forever Gold
  4. The Early Years: 1930-1934
  5. Cab Calloway
  6. The Chronological Classics: Cab Calloway and His Orchestra 1931-1932
  7. Best of the Big Bands: Cab Calloway
  8. Big Band Legends: Cab Calloway
  9. Cab Calloway & Co: The Complete 1933-1934 Cotton Club Orchestra Sessions, the 1949 Sides
  10. Cab Calloway