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Larry Shields

Lawrence James "Larry" Shields (September 13, 1893 - November 21, 1953) was an early American dixieland jazz clarinetist. He was a member of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, the first jazz band to record commercially.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 13th, 1893 (New Orleans), Died November 21st, 1953 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, composer, director

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 86 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-19331 10-in. 2/26/1917 Livery stable blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-19332 10-in. 2/26/1917 Dixieland jass band one-step Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-21583 10-in. 3/19/1918 At the jazz band ball Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor B-21584 10-in. 3/19/1918 Ostrich walk Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor B-21700 10-in. 3/25/1918 Skeleton jangle Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-21701 10-in. 3/25/1918 Tiger rag Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-22041 10-in. 6/25/1918 Bluin' the blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-22042 10-in. 6/25/1918 Fidgety feet Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor B-22043 10-in. 6/25/1918 Mournin' blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-22044 10-in. 6/25/1918 Sensation rag Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-22066 10-in. 7/17/1918 Clarinet marmalade blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor B-22067 10-in. 7/17/1918 Lazy daddy Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor B-22337 10-in. 12/3/1918 'Lasses candy Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-22338 10-in. 12/3/1918 The satanic blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor B-24580 10-in. 11/24/1920 In the dusk Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-24581 10-in. 11/24/1920 Margie Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-24590 10-in. 12/4/1920 Palesteena Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-24809 10-in. 12/30/1920 Broadway Rose Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-24810 10-in. 12/30/1920 Sweet mamma (Papa's getting mad) Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-24825 10-in. 1/28/1921 Home again blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-24826 10-in. 1/28/1921 Crazy blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor B-25411 10-in. 5/25/1921 Satanic blues Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-37745 10-in. 2/7/1927 Clarinet marmalade Phil Napoleon Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-0301 10-in. 9/2/1936 Bluin' the blues Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band ; Larry Shields Jazz/dance band, with trumpet and clarinet solos instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0302 10-in. 9/2/1936 Tiger rag Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band ; Larry Shields Jazz/dance band, with clarinet solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 1-25 of 86 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shields, Larry," accessed November 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110310.

Shields, Larry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110310.

"Shields, Larry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110310

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