Cab Calloway (Rochester, New York, 25 december 1907 - Cokebury Village (Delaware), 18 november 1994) was a legendary American jazz singer and bandleader. He was known for his eccentric way of scat-singing (which he had learned from Louis Armstrong) and was also called the hi-de-ho man called. Well-known hits include 'Minnie the Moocher' and ' Lady with the fan '.
For whom Calloway did not know yet in 1980, is in any case occur if that year appeared in the legendary Curtis music film The Blues Brothers not gone unnoticed. In that movie, he led Minnie the Moocher from.
In april 2009, the American big band "Big Bad Voodoo Daddy" songs from a Cab Calloway-called "How big can you get".