George Colar, better known as Kid Sheik or Kid Sheik Cola, (15 September 1908 - 7 November 1996) was a New Orleans jazz trumpeter. He is most associated with Dixieland jazz and was a long-term performer with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He got his nickname from his chic style of dress. In youth he took informal lessons from Wooden Joe Nicholas and briefly had a band of his own. He worked with George Lewis in the mid-1940s. Over the years, Kid Sheik performed with many jazz notables, including Harold Dejan's Olympia Brass Band and Louis Armstrong. By the 1960s he had his own band.

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  • Kid Sheik oder Kid Sheik Cola (eigentlich George Colar, * 15. September 1908 in New Orleans; † 7. November 1996 in Detroit) war ein US-amerikanischer Jazz-Trompeter, Pianist und Sänger des New Orleans Jazz. (de)
  • George Colar, better known as Kid Sheik or Kid Sheik Cola, (15 September 1908 - 7 November 1996) was a New Orleans jazz trumpeter. He is most associated with Dixieland jazz and was a long-term performer with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He got his nickname from his chic style of dress. In youth he took informal lessons from Wooden Joe Nicholas and briefly had a band of his own. He worked with George Lewis in the mid-1940s. Over the years, Kid Sheik performed with many jazz notables, including Harold Dejan's Olympia Brass Band and Louis Armstrong. By the 1960s he had his own band. In his later years, he was married to pianist Sadie Goodson. Kid Sheik was the subject of the official New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival poster in 1990. Kid Sheik is also featured in a 35mm twelve-minute black and white film directed by Frank Decola titled "The Cradle Is Rocking". A 35mm print and a negative of that print is in the Folkstreams Collection in the Southern Folklife Collection of the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. The film is available for streaming on Folkstreams.net. (en)
  • George Colar, artiestennaam Kid Sheik of Kid Sheik Cola (15 september 1908 - 7 november 1996) was een Amerikaanse trompettist die dixieland-jazz speelde. Hij was lange tijd lid van de Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Colar had informeel les bij Wooden Joe Nicholas en leidde enige tijd een eigen band. In de periode 1943-1945 studeerde hij aan de US Air Force Music School. Later dat decennium werkte hij met George Lewis. In de jaren vijftig was hij lid van onder meer de Eureka Brass Band. In zijn loopbaan werkte hij verder met onder meer de Olympia Brass Band van Harold Dejan en Louis Armstrong. In de jaren zestig had hij eigen groepen, The Swingsters en de Storyville Ramblers, waarmee hij ook opnames maakte. Vanaf het einde van de jaren zestig speelde hij met Captain John Handy. In de jaren zeventig en tachtig was hij regelmatig actief in de Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Colar heeft verschillende keren getoerd in Europa. In latere jaren was hij getrouwd met de pianiste Sadie Goodson. (nl)
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  • 1908-9-15
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  • 1996-11-7
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  • Kid Sheik oder Kid Sheik Cola (eigentlich George Colar, * 15. September 1908 in New Orleans; † 7. November 1996 in Detroit) war ein US-amerikanischer Jazz-Trompeter, Pianist und Sänger des New Orleans Jazz. (de)
  • George Colar, better known as Kid Sheik or Kid Sheik Cola, (15 September 1908 - 7 November 1996) was a New Orleans jazz trumpeter. He is most associated with Dixieland jazz and was a long-term performer with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He got his nickname from his chic style of dress. In youth he took informal lessons from Wooden Joe Nicholas and briefly had a band of his own. He worked with George Lewis in the mid-1940s. Over the years, Kid Sheik performed with many jazz notables, including Harold Dejan's Olympia Brass Band and Louis Armstrong. By the 1960s he had his own band. (en)
  • George Colar, artiestennaam Kid Sheik of Kid Sheik Cola (15 september 1908 - 7 november 1996) was een Amerikaanse trompettist die dixieland-jazz speelde. Hij was lange tijd lid van de Preservation Hall Jazz Band. In latere jaren was hij getrouwd met de pianiste Sadie Goodson. (nl)
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