Cootie Williams

    Cootie Williams

    • Cootie Williams
    Cootie Williams

    Cootie Williams

    • Cootie Williams

    Cootie Williams

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    Carnival In Caroline (78rpm Version)Cootie Williams
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    Mercenary PapaCootie Williams
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    I Will Return To ParisCootie Williams
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    The BoppersCootie Williams

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        Cootie Williams, one of the finest trumpeters of the 1930s, expanded upon the role originally formed by Bubber Miley with Duke Ellington's Orchestra. Renowned for his work with the plunger mute, Cootie was also a fine soloist when playing open. Starting as a teenager, Cootie Williams played with a variety of local bands in the South, coming to New York with Alonzo Ross' Syncopators. He played for a short time with the orchestras of Chick Webb and Fletcher Henderson (recording wi... Read more

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