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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 26-50 of 361 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-067962 10-in. 10/3/1941 I'm the one who loves you Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067963 10-in. 10/3/1941 My wish Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067964 10-in. 10/3/1941 Coffee and cakes Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067965 10-in. 10/3/1941 Moonlight masquerade Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067978 10-in. 10/7/1941 Tweed me John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067979 10-in. 10/7/1941 Move over John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067980 10-in. 10/7/1941 Wondering where Buster Bailey ; John Kirby Orchestra ; Russell Procope ; Charlie Shavers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-068112 10-in. 10/24/1941 12th street rag Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-068114 10-in. 10/24/1941 Rose room Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-068115 10-in. 10/24/1941 Oh! Lady be good! Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-068116 10-in. 10/24/1941 What is this thing called love Sidney Bechet ; New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-071900 10-in. 2/11/1942 Keep smilin' (Keep laughin', be happy) Buster Bailey ; John Kirby Orchestra ; Russell Procope ; Charlie Shavers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio vocalist  
Victor BS-071901 10-in. 2/11/1942 Comin' back John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-071902 10-in. 2/11/1942 No blues at all John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-071903 10-in. 2/11/1942 St. Louis blues John Kirby Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-071908 10-in. 2/13/1942 Don't tetch it! Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-071909 10-in. 2/13/1942 So long, Shorty (You've got a long way to go) Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-071910 10-in. 2/13/1942 I'm tryin' Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-071911 10-in. 2/13/1942 Sweet talk Una Mae Carlisle Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance sextet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D5VB-0596 10-in. 9/7/1945 Aren't you glad you're you? Stuart Foster ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D5VB-0597 10-in. 9/7/1945 Chicago Sy Oliver ; Sentimentalists ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal ensemble, and jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D5VB-0618 10-in. 9/20/1945 At the fat man's Charlie Shavers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor D5VB-0758 10-in. 5/14/1945 The minor goes muggin' Duke Ellington ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Piano solo, with jazz/dance orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D6VB-1312 10-in. 3/1/1946 (Ah-yes) there's a good blues tonight Clam Bake Group (Tommy Dorsey) ; Tommy Dorsey ; Sy Oliver Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor D6VB-1313 10-in. 3/1/1946 Don't be a baby, baby Clam Bake Group (Tommy Dorsey) ; Tommy Dorsey ; Sy Oliver Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 26-50 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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