Herman Chittison

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Birthday
15, 1908
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Mar 8, 1967 (58)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1908
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Mar 8, 1967 (58)

About

Virtuoso jazz artist who was often compared to Art Tatum. He was one of the first to take American jazz to Europe.

Before Fame

His first gig was in 1928 with Zack Whyte's band.

Trivia

He was featured as the jazz pianist at the Blue Note Club on Casey, Crime Photographer, the long-running radio program.

Family Life

He was born in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, and died in Cleveland, Ohio.

Associated With

He collaborated with singer Ethel Waters early in his career.