Cotton Club at The Ritz

Doc Cheatham & Max Roach

Ritz Hotel, London, 1985

Doc Cheatham is featured with Cab Calloway’s Orchestra in performance excerpts filmed in 1985 at the Ritz Hotel in London.

Cheatham was among the Calloway band’s original members from 1932 to 1939.

Drummer Max Roach has the opportunity to play with the legendary Doc Cheatham a jazz musician of his fathers generation in an unforgettable performance.

Set List:

1 “Cottontail”
2 “C-Jam Blues”
3 “I guess I get the Papers”

Personnel:

Doc Cheatham, trumpet & vocals
Alan Downey, trumpet
Tony Coe, tenor sax
Olaf Vas, alto sax
Alan Barnes, alto sax
Stan Tracey, piano
Max Roach, drums
Chuck Green, dance