American Masters (2012 Season) – Cab Calloway


Air date: 02/27/2012

American Masters Cab Calloway: Sketches

Premieres nationally Monday, February 27 at 10 p.m. (ET) on PBS

(check local listings)


Interviewees (in order of appearance)


Gary Giddins, jazz writer & critic


John Landis, director, The Blues Brothers (1980)


Cecelia Calloway, daughter


Gerald Wilson, horn player


Stanley Crouch, jazz historian


Camay Calloway Murphy, daughter


Steve Brodner, artist


Chris “Calloway” Brooks, grandson & bandleader


Matthew Rushing, choreographer / principal dancer, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Danny Holgate, arranger


The Blues Brothers band:

  • Steve Cropper, guitar
  • Lou Marini, saxophone
  • Donald “Duck” Dunne, bass