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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 126-150 of 361 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 65587 10-in. 5/16/1939 You don't know my mind Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65588 10-in. 5/16/1939 Low down blues Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65625 10-in. 5/23/1939 Graveyard blues Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65626 10-in. 5/23/1939 Hey Lawdy Mama Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65627 10-in. 5/23/1939 Mama Doo-Shee Teddy Grace instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65756 10-in. 6/8/1939 Come easy, go easy Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65757 10-in. 6/8/1939 My blues is like whiskey Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65758 10-in. 6/8/1939 The jive is here Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65759 10-in. 6/8/1939 My downfall Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 65760 10-in. 6/8/1939 Hog-wild blues Rosetta Howard instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66104 10-in. 8/15/1939 Chirpin' the blues Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66105 10-in. 8/15/1939 Down-hearted blues Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66106 10-in. 8/15/1939 I'll see you go Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66107 10-in. 8/15/1939 Fine and mellow Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66108 10-in. 8/15/1939 Yelpin' blues Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66109 10-in. 8/15/1939 Someday sweetheart Alberta Hunter instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66245 10-in. 8/30/1939 You ain't had no blues Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66246 10-in. 8/30/1939 Marked woman Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66247 10-in. 8/30/1939 Midnight blues Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 66248 10-in. 8/30/1939 Down in the dumps Blue Lu Barker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69016 10-in. 4/17/1941 If it's true Mills Brothers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69017 10-in. 4/17/1941 The very thought of you Mills Brothers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69018 10-in. 4/17/1941 Rig a jig jig Mills Brothers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69364 10-in. 6/17/1941 Loch Lomond Maxine Sullivan instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 69369 10-in. 6/17/1941 Just like a gypsy Maxine Sullivan instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 126-150 of 361 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shavers, Charlie," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109143.

Shavers, Charlie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109143.

"Shavers, Charlie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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

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