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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 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 76-86 of 86 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-70247 10-in. Oct. 1921 Rambling blues Jazz Hounds ; Mamie Smith Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W80392 10-in. 2/4/1927 Clarinet marmalade Bix Beiderbecke ; Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with cornet and guitar composer  
OKeh W81071 10-in. 5/9/1927 Ostrich walk Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W81518 10-in. 10/5/1927 At the Jazz Band Ball Bix Beiderbecke and his Gang Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 5378-5380 10-in. approximately Apr. 1921 Satanic blues Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E31912 10-in. 1/27/1930 Lazy daddy Louisiana Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E37473 10-in. 12/18/1931 Clarinet marmalade Casa Loma Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E4182-E4183 10-in. 12/8/1926 Clarinet marmalade Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E22024-E22026 10-in. 3/19/1927 Fidgety feet Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 120-a] 10-in. approximately Aug. 1927 Clarinet marmalade Fred Elizalde Music Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 11595 10-in. 3/22/1927 Clarinet marmalade Phil Napoleon Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 76-86 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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