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Charles Melvin Williams Net Worth

Charles Melvin Williams Net Worth is
$1 Million

Charles Melvin Williams Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Cootie Williams was born on June 24, 1910 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as Charles Melvin Williams. He died on September 14, 1985 in New York City, New York, USA.
Source
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJune 24, 1910
Died1985-09-15
Place Of BirthMobile, Alabama, United States
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actor, Music Department
Star SignCancer
#Fact
1Worked with Alonzo Ross De Luxe Syncopators from 1926 to 1928. Afterwards with bands led by Chick Webb and Fletcher Henderson in New York, before joining Duke Ellington as replacement for Bubber Miley. Remained with Ellington for eleven years. Left in 1940 for brief stint with Benny Goodman, then formed his own orchestra, based primarily at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem. By 1948, Cootie fronted a quartet and made several important recordings for the Jazztone label. In the 1950's, he switched to R&B, but occasionally returned to play with orchestras led by Duke or Mercer Ellington until forced to retire in 1975 due to poor health..
2Self-taught trumpet player, raised by an aunt after his pianiste mother died when he was eight.
3Cootie's own band included in its lineup Charlie Parker, Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis, Bud Powell and Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson.
4Showcased by Ellington in "Concerto for Cootie", recorded in 1940.
5Jazz trumpet player.
6Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1993.

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
L.A. Noire2011Video Game as Charles Cootie Williams, "Juice Head Baby" / performer: "Juice Head Baby"
Tete Montoliu, una mirada2007Video writer: "Round Midnight"
Dave Chappelle's Block Party2005Documentary writer: "Round Midnight"
Unleashed2005"Round Midnight"
The Score2001writer: "'Round Midnight"
Southpaw1999Documentary writer: "Round Midnight"
Devil in a Blue Dress1995writer: "ROUND MIDNIGHT"
The Dream Team1989writer: "ALL THE WAY" - as Melvin Williams
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser1988Documentary writer: "'Round Midnight"
'Round Midnight1986writer: "'Round Midnight"
Joe Albany... a Jazz Life1980Documentary music: "'Round Midnight"
Brother Can You Spare a Dime1975Documentary writer: "Downtown Uproar" 1938
The Destructors1974music: "'Round Midnight"
The Omega Man1971writer: "'Round Midnight"
Jazz PartyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1958 writer - 1 episode, 1958

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Check and Double Check1930Member, Cotton Club Orchestra (uncredited)

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Check and Double Check1930musician: trumpet - uncredited

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today1964TV SeriesHimself - Trumpet
Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal1964TV MovieHimself - Trumpet
Jazz Party1958TV SeriesHimself - Trumpeter
Floor Show1949TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Masters1993TV Series documentaryHimself

Known for movies


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