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Sunset Cafe building


  • Type: Building
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Cab Calloway, famous for 'Minnie the Moocher' moved to Chicago in the late 1920s and got his big break at the Sunset Cafe singing with Louis Armstrong. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1926/00/00 Louis Armstrong Work Louis Armstrong lands a gig at the Sunset Cafe with the Carroll Dickerson Orchestra, Earl Hines on piano, stays until 1928.
1928/00/00 Cab Calloway Work Cab Calloway becomes the 'house singer' at the 'Sunset Cafe', performs with Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines

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Particulars for Sunset Cafe building:
Sight Category Building
Criteria Historic Event
Music Jazz




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