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|
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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