Clyde Hart (pianist)

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Cyde Hart (1910 - March 19, 1945) was an American jazz pianist and arranger.[1]

He was first active from 1929 when Hart performed with Gene Coy[2] and part of Jap Allen's band from 1929 to 1931.[2]

Hart played piano in Blanche Calloway's big band from 1931 to 1935 and was based in New York City from 1936.[1]

In the last few months before his death, Hart started making records under his own name. He died of tuberculosis in March 1945, at the age of 35.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Ian Carr; Digby Fairweather; Brian Priestley (19 July 2004). Rough Guide to Jazz 3. Rough Guides. pp. 3–. ISBN 978-1-84353-256-9. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Scott Yanow (2003). Jazz on Record: The First Sixty Years. Backbeat Books. pp. 261–. ISBN 978-0-87930-755-4. Retrieved 21 February 2013.