WorldCat Identities

Cheatham, Jimmy

Overview
Works: 18 works in 66 publications in 2 languages and 729 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Blues (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Arranger, Conductor, Instrumentalist
Classifications: ML420.C4705, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Jimmy Cheatham Publications about Jimmy Cheatham
Publications by  Jimmy Cheatham Publications by Jimmy Cheatham
posthumous Publications by Jimmy Cheatham, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jimmy Cheatham
Meet me with your black drawers on my life in music by Jeannie Cheatham ( )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeannie Cheatham is a living legend in jazz and blues. A pianist, singer, songwriter, and co-leader of the Sweet Baby Blues Band, she has played and sung with many of the greats in blues and jazz & mdash;T-Bone Walker, Dinah Washington, Cab Callaway, Joe Williams, Al Hibbler, Odetta, and Jimmy Witherspoon. Cheatham toured with Big Mama Thornton off and on for ten years and was featured with Thornton and Sippie Wallace in the award-winning PBS documentaryThree Generations of the Blues. Her music, which has garnered national and international acclaim, has been described as unrestrained, exuberant, soulful, rollicking, wicked, virtuous, wild, and truthful. Cheatham's signature song, "Meet Me with Your Black Drawers On" is a staple in jazz and blues clubs across America and in Europe, Africa, and Japan. In this delightfully frank autobiography, Jeannie Cheatham recalls a life that has been as exuberant, virtuous, wild, and truthful as her music. She begins in Akron, Ohio, where she grew up in a vibrant multiethnic neighborhood surrounded by a family of strong women. From those roots, she launched a musical career that took her from the Midwest to California, doing time along the way everywhere from a jail cell in Dayton, Ohio, where she was innocently caught in a police raid, to the University of Wisconsin-Madison & mdash;where she and Jimmy Cheatham taught music. Cheatham writes of a life spent fighting racism and sexism, of rage and resolve, misery and miracles, betrayals and triumphs, of faith almost lost in dark places, but mysteriously regained in a flash of light. Cheatham's autobiography is also the story of her fifty-years-and-counting love affair and musical collaboration with her husband and band partner, Jimmy Cheatham
Sweet baby blues by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Midnight mama" by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Back to the neighborhood by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
10 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luv in the afternoon by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gud nuz bluz by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basket full of blues by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Homeward bound by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1987 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blues and the boogie masters by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1993 in 4 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Groovin' the blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blues fest modern blues of the '80s ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El Chico The further adventures of El Chico by Chico Hamilton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeannie & Jimmy Cheatham by Jeannie Cheatham ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gamut by Chico Hamilton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El Chico by Chico Hamilton ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1972 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
HOMEWARD BOUND by Jimmy Cheatham ( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mood indigo ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
El Chico ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cheatham, James R.
Languages
English (38)
German (9)
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