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Charlie Shavers

Charles James Shavers (August 3, 1920 – July 8, 1971) was an American jazz trumpeter who played with Dizzy Gillespie, Nat King Cole, Roy Eldridge, Johnny Dodds, Jimmie Noone, Sidney Bechet, Midge Williams, Tommy Dorsey, and Billie Holiday. He was also an arranger and composer, and one of his compositions, "Undecided", is a jazz standard.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 3, 1920 (New York City), Died July 8, 1971 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, arranger, composer, vocalist

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 361 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 82421 3/10/1952 Keel row-1 Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 82422 3/10/1952 Cuttin' out blues Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 82423 3/10/1952 Your Daddy's got the gleeks Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, vocalist, arranger  
Decca 82424 3/10/1952 Heebie jeebies Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 82425 3/10/1952 The blues don't waltz Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 82659 3/31/1952 I got big eyes Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 82660 3/31/1952 Deep in the blues Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 82661 3/31/1952 Homing pigeon Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, vocalist, arranger  
Decca 83201 7/29/1952 You could make me smile again Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 83202 7/29/1952 This is the beginning of the end Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 83386 12/21/1952 I'm goin' home Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 83387 12/21/1952 Sentimental serenade Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 83951 2/13/1953 Careless Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 83952 2/13/1953 Blue Lou Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 83953 2/13/1953 I wonder what kind of guy you'd be Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 84349 4/13/1953 I've got a crush on you Georgie Auld's All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 84350 4/13/1953 Tea for two Georgie Auld's All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 84351 4/13/1953 One o'clock jump Georgie Auld's All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 84750 6/23/1953 Lucky duck, part 1 Georgie Auld's All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 84751 6/23/1953 Lucky duck, part 2 Georgie Auld's All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85164 9/3/1953 Jasmine Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85165 9/3/1953 The moon was yellow Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85166 9/3/1953 You too, you too? Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85167 9/3/1953 The Continental Eddie Heywood Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 85200 9/10/1953 I love my Argentine Pearl Bailey instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 226-250 of 361 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shavers, Charlie," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109143.

Shavers, Charlie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109143.

"Shavers, Charlie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109143

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