Augustus Kwamla or Kwamlah Nii-lante Quaye, better known as Cab Kaye (September 3, 1921, London - March 13, 2000, Amsterdam) was an English jazz multi-instrumentalist.
Kaye's father, Caleb Quaye (b. Ghana, 1895 - 1922), performed in London under the name Ernest Mope Desmond and led an ensemble called the Five Musical Dragons, in which Arthur Briggs, Sidney Bechet, and George "Bobo" Hines played. Kaye worked as an assistant to Billy Cotton from age 14, and sang with this group on record in… read more
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