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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 201-225 of 361 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 80011 8/4/1947 The man I love, part 4 Gene Norman "Just Jazz" All Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80054 10/19/1950 Aggravatin' situation-1 Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80055 10/19/1950 Alone together Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80067 10/24/1950 I'll know Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80068 10/24/1950 I guess I'll have to dream the rest Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80069 10/24/1950 Everything happens to me Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80070 10/24/1950 It's a lovely day today Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80086 10/26/1950 You and the night and the music Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80087 10/26/1950 Dancing in the dark Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80105 10/31/1950 I guess I'll have to change my plans Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80106 10/31/1950 Lullaby of Broadway Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80107 10/31/1950 If there is someone lovelier than you Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80108 10/31/1950 Louisiana hayride Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80448 1/24/1951 Sweet Adeline Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80449 1/24/1951 Diane Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80450 1/24/1951 Marcheta Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80461 1/25/1951 Beautiful madness Don Cherry ; Artie Shaw instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80462 1/25/1951 Chapel of the roses Don Cherry ; Artie Shaw instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80463 1/25/1951 I've got to pass your house Don Cherry ; Artie Shaw instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 80464 1/25/1951 The thrill is gone-1 Don Cherry ; Artie Shaw instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 81660 10/8/1951 With all my heart and soul Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 81661 10/8/1951 Solitaire Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 82345 2/28/1952 Come what may Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 82346 2/28/1952 Love, where are you now? Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, arranger  
Decca 82347 2/28/1952 Hambone Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet, vocalist, arranger  
(Results 201-225 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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