A trombonist most widely known for his use Cab Calloway, Wheeler caused Dave Lewis (an early on Kansas City music group head) and toured using a circus music group ahead of 1922. In 1923 he became a member of St. Louis-based violinist Wilson Robinson’s Syncopators; the music group moved to NY and became Andy Preer And His Natural cotton Membership Orchestra. Preer passed away and the music group transformed its name once more, getting the Missourians. Calloway became a member of as vocalist in 1928 and by 1930 acquired taken over command. Wheeler stayed with the music group in every its incarnations until 1940, after that ceased working being a full-time musician.