Danny Barcelona

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Birthday
23, 1929
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
Apr 1, 2007 (77)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1929
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
Apr 1, 2007 (77)

About

Drummer who played with Louis Armstrong and who toured with Armstrong's All Stars Band and contributed to many of his recordings.

Before Fame

He formed his own band, The Hawaiian Dixieland All-Stars, which toured in Japan and the Hawaiian islands.

Trivia

He was the drummer on both of Armsrong's seminal hits "Hello, Dolly!" and "What a Wonderful World."

Family Life

He was born in the sugar plantation community of Waipahu in Hawaii. He and his wife Dee had two daughters.

Associated With

He played on Armstrong's 1938 song "Jeepers Creepers," which inspired the 2001 movie by the same name, starring Gina Philips.

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