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Shorty Rogers

Milton "Shorty" Rogers (April 14, 1924 – November 7, 1994) was one of the principal creators of West Coast jazz. He played trumpet and flugelhorn and was in demand for his skills as an arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 14th, 1924 (Berkshire County), Died November 7th, 1994 (Van Nuys)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1953 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, flugelhorn, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86791 9/3/1954 Private hell 36 Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 86792 9/3/1954 Havana interlude Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 86793 9/3/1954 Easy mood Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 86794 9/3/1954 Daddy long legs Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 86795 9/3/1954 Joshua Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 86796 9/3/1954 Lilli Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 86797 9/3/1954 Dance of the Lilliputian Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 86798 9/3/1954 Private blues Leith Stevens Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca 89308 2/21/1956 Man with the golden arm-Main theme Elmer Bernstein Orchestra instrumentalist, flugelhorn  
Decca 89309 2/21/1956 Clark Street Elmer Bernstein Orchestra instrumentalist, flugelhorn  
Decca L 7392 10/2/1953 Hot shoe Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 7393 10/2/1953 Lonely way Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 7394 10/2/1953 Blues for Brando Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 7395 10/2/1953 Windswept Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 7396 10/2/1953 Beerle Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 7397 10/2/1953 Chino Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 7398 10/2/1953 Scramble Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 7399 10/2/1953 The wild one Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 7930 9/23/1954 Rock and roll hop-3 Les Brown and his Band of Renown arranger  
Decca L 8414 5/18/1955 The Turk-3 Jack Millman Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 8415 5/18/1955 Cathy goes South-4 Jack Millman Orchestra instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 8860 12/15/1955 Frankie machine-2 Elmer Bernstein instrumentalist, flugelhorn  
Decca L 9113 4/2/1956 Drag for beers Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 9114 4/2/1956 Prelude to a rumble Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
Decca L 9115 4/2/1956 Bewildered Leith Stevens' All-Stars instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rogers, Shorty," accessed April 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208740.

Rogers, Shorty. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208740.

"Rogers, Shorty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208740

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