Tubby Hall

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Birthday
12, 1895
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
May 13, 1945 (49)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1895
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
May 13, 1945 (49)

About

Jazz drummer who played with Carroll Dickerson's Orchestra and who also played with King Oliver, Jimmie Noone, and Johnny Dodds.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Army for two years.

Trivia

He was greatly admired by peers and critics alike, including swing and big-band drummer Gene Krupa and jazz critic Hugues Panassié.

Family Life

His younger brother was Minor "Ram" Hall who also became a professional drummer.

Associated With

He performed with Louis Armstrong both on stage and in Armstrong's early 1930s movies.