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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 176-200 of 361 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 76762 8/29/1950 Only a moment ago Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76763 8/29/1950 Opus two Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76764 8/29/1950 My moonlight Madonna Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76851 9/18/1950 Aggravatin' situation Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76852 9/18/1950 Everybody wants to go to heaven Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76865 9/23/1950 Strangers Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76866 9/23/1950 Music, maestro, please Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76867 9/23/1950 Goofus Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76899 9/26/1950 Santa Claus got stuck in my chimney Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76900 9/26/1950 Molasses, molasses Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76912 9/29/1950 May I? Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76913 9/29/1950 One morning in May Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76964 10/6/1950 September in the rain Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76965 10/6/1950 As time goes by Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76966 10/6/1950 Don't take your love from me Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76991 10/10/1950 This nearly was mine Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76992 10/10/1950 Something to remember you by Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 76993 10/10/1950 I see your face before me Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80004 8/4/1947 Stardust, part 1 Charlie Shavers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80005 8/4/1947 Stardust, part 2 Charlie Shavers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80006 8/4/1947 Stardust, part 3 Charlie Shavers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80007 8/4/1947 Stardust, part 4 Charlie Shavers instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80008 8/4/1947 The man I love, part 1 Gene Norman "Just Jazz" All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80009 8/4/1947 The man I love, part 2 Gene Norman "Just Jazz" All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80010 8/4/1947 The man I love, part 3 Gene Norman "Just Jazz" All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 176-200 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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