David Louis Bartholomew was an American musician, bandleader, composer. He helped create rock ‘n’ roll. Dave arranger and record producer, prominent in the music of New Orleans throughout the second half of the 20th century.
Dave Bartholomew Biography
Dave Bartholomew was born on 24 December 1918 and died on 23 June 2019. he has died at his age of 100.
He was born Davis Bartholomew in Edgard, Louisiana, to Mary and Louis Bartholomew. He realized to play the tuba and then took up the trumpet, taught to him through Peter Davis, who had also tutored Louis Armstrong.
Bartholomew moved with his mother and father to New Orleans, the place he performed in nearby jazz and brass bands, which include Fats Pichon’s band on a Mississippi riverboat.
After a remain in Jimmie Lunceford’s band, he joined the US Army at some point of World War II. He developed writing and arranging skills as a member of the 196th Army Ground Forces Band.
After Imperial was once offered to Liberty Records in Los Angeles in 1963, Bartholomew remained in New Orleans. He labored for Trumpet Records and Mercury Records and then hooked up his personal label, Broadmoor Records, in 1967. The label folded the following year, when its distributor, Dover Records, collapsed.
Bartholomew led a common Dixieland jazz band in New Orleans, releasing an album, Dave Bartholomew’s New Orleans Jazz Band, in 1981.
He additionally took part in Fats Domino’s worldwide tours in the course of that period. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a nonperformer, in 1991. He released two in addition albums in the 1990s, Dave Bartholomew and the Maryland Jazz Band (1995) and New Orleans Big Beat (1998), and continued to make occasional appearances with his band at festivals.
He remained a resident of New Orleans. He celebrated his one centesimal birthday on December 24, 2018.
Dave Bartholomew died of heart failure on June 23, 2019.