Shep Shepherd

Berisford Shepherd (January 19, 1917 – November 25, 2018), professionally known as Shep Shepherd, was an American multi-instrumental jazz musician, composer and singer. He was born in Honduras. Because of the demand for his music arrangements, the term "Get Shep" was a common term used by musicians in New York.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 17, 1917, Died November 25, 2018

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, traps

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-066792 10-in. 10/16/1941 Sunday Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-066793 10-in. 10/16/1941 Ill wind (you're blowin' me no good) Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-066794 10-in. 10/16/1941 Back Bay boogie Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Victor BS-066795 10-in. 10/16/1941 [Unknown title(s)] Benny Carter Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, traps  
Decca 109332 7/5/1960 Deep purple Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109333 7/5/1960 Hawkin' around Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109334 7/5/1960 Things ain't what they used to be Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109335 7/5/1960 Love is here to stay Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109336 7/6/1960 Cherry Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109337 7/6/1960 Tippin' in Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109338 7/6/1960 Birth of the blues Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109339 7/6/1960 Someone's rocking my dreamboat Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109340 7/7/1960 Midnight stroll Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109341 7/7/1960 If I could be with you Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109342 7/7/1960 Tuxedo junction Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca 109343 7/7/1960 Blue Embers Erskine Hawkins Sextet instrumentalist, drums  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shepherd, Shep," accessed January 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343457.

Shepherd, Shep. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343457.

"Shepherd, Shep." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/343457

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