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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 101-125 of 361 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 64609 10-in. 9/9/1938 Sly mongoose Jack Sneed and his Sneezers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64610 10-in. 9/9/1938 West Indian blues Jack Sneed and his Sneezers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64611 10-in. 9/9/1938 West Indian blues Jack Sneed and his Sneezers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64658 10-in. 9/13/1938 Try and get it Bea Foote instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64659 10-in. 9/13/1938 Jive lover Bea Foote instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64660 10-in. 9/13/1938 If it don't fit, don't force it Bea Foote instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64661 10-in. 9/13/1938 I want a long time Daddy Bea Foote instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64708 10-in. 10/28/1938 Rehearsin' for a nervous breakdown John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64709 10-in. 10/28/1938 From A flat to C John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64710 10-in. 10/28/1938 Pastel blue (Blue dilemma) John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64711 10-in. 10/28/1938 Undecided John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 64712 10-in. 10/28/1938 By the waters of Minnetonka John Kirby and his Onyx Club Boys instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65267 10-in. 3/24/1939 Do your duty Lether McGraw instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65268 10-in. 3/24/1939 Low down dirty groundhog Lether McGraw instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65269 10-in. 3/24/1939 New little girl, little girl-1 Lee Brown instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65270 10-in. 3/24/1939 I can lay it on down-1 Lee Brown instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65433 10-in. 4/20/1939 Scat skunk Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65434 10-in. 4/20/1939 Nix on those lush heads Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65435 10-in. 4/20/1939 Buy me some juice Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65436 10-in. 4/20/1939 Georgia grind Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65557 10-in. 5/9/1939 Betty and Dupree Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65558 10-in. 5/9/1939 Arkansas blues Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65559 10-in. 5/9/1939 Down home blues Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65585 10-in. 5/16/1939 Gulf Coast blues Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65586 10-in. 5/16/1939 Oh Daddy blues Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 101-125 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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