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 13, 1893 (New Orleans), Died November 21, 1953 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, composer, director

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 86 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-0303 10-in. 9/2/1936 Ostrich walk Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band ; Larry Shields Jazz/dance band, with clarinet solo instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor BS-0304 10-in. 9/2/1936 Original Dixieland one-step Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band ; Alex Palocsay ; Larry Shields Jazz/dance band, with clarinet solo and trombone solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0305 10-in. 9/2/1936 Clarinet marmalade Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with trumpet solo and clarinet solo composer, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0306 10-in. 9/2/1936 Satanic blues Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band ; Larry Shields Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0489 10-in. 9/25/1936 Toddlin' blues Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band ; Larry Shields Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0490 10-in. 9/25/1936 Did you mean it? Chris Fletcher ; Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0491 10-in. 9/25/1936 Who loves you? Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0492 10-in. 9/25/1936 Old Joe Blade Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band ; J. Russel Robinson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0493 10-in. 9/25/1936 Your ideas are my ideas Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0494 10-in. 9/25/1936 Fidgety feet Nick LaRocca ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0495 10-in. 9/25/1936 Clarinet marmalade The Original Dixieland Five Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0496 10-in. 9/25/1936 Bluin' the blues The Original Dixieland Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0497 10-in. 9/25/1936 Tiger rag The Original Dixieland Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-0498 10-in. 9/25/1936 Skeleton jangle Nick LaRocca ; The Original Dixieland Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-02488 10-in. 11/10/1936 Barnyard blues The Original Dixieland Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-02489 10-in. 11/10/1936 Original Dixieland one step The Original Dixieland Five Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor BS-019681 10-in. 2/18/1938 Drop a nickel in the slot Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-019682 10-in. 2/18/1938 Please be kind Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-019683 10-in. 2/18/1938 Jezebel Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-019684 10-in. 2/18/1938 oooOO-OH BOOM! Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-019685 10-in. 2/18/1938 In my little red book Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-019686 10-in. 2/18/1938 Good-night, sweet dreams, good-night Lola Bard ; Original Dixieland Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, clarinet, director  
Victor BS-043375 10-in. 11/10/1939 At the jazz band ball Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-067548 10-in. 8/11/1941 Satanic blues Dixieland Octet of NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street ; Dr. Gino Hamilton ; Henry Levine Jazz/dance band, with speaker composer  
Victor BS-067951 10-in. 10/1/1941 Clarinet marmalade Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 26-50 of 86 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shields, Larry," accessed January 26, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110310.

Shields, Larry. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110310.

"Shields, Larry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 26 January 2023.

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

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