CHARLIE SHAVERS

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Charles James Shavers (August 3, 1920[2] – July 8, 1971), known as Charlie Shavers, was an American swing era jazz trumpet player who played at one time or another with Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Johnny Dodds, Jimmie Noone, Sidney Bechet, Midge Williams and Billie Holiday. He was also an arranger and composer, and one of his compositions, "Undecided", is a jazz standard.

Charlie Shavers' father (a distant relative of Fats Navarro ) was from the prominent Shavers family of Key West, Florida, and Charlie was a cousin of heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers. Born in New York City, he originally took up the piano and banjo before switching to trumpet. In the mid-thirties, he performed with Tiny Bradshaw and Lucky Millinder. In 1936 he joined John Kirby's Sextet as trumpet soloist and arranger (he was only 16 but gave his birthdate as 1917 in order to avoid child labor laws -
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CHARLIE SHAVERS Horn O' Plenty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Horn O' Plenty
Swing 1954
CHARLIE SHAVERS The Most Intimate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Most Intimate
Big Band 1955
CHARLIE SHAVERS Gershwin, Shavers, and Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gershwin, Shavers, and Strings
Swing 1956
CHARLIE SHAVERS The Complete Charlie Shavers With Maxine Sullivan album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
The Complete Charlie Shavers With Maxine Sullivan
Swing 1957
CHARLIE SHAVERS Charlie Digs Paree album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Digs Paree
Swing 1959
CHARLIE SHAVERS Girl Of My Dreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Girl Of My Dreams
Swing 1960
CHARLIE SHAVERS Here Comes Charlie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Here Comes Charlie
Swing 1960
CHARLIE SHAVERS 1960 (aka Like Charlie) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1960 (aka Like Charlie)
Swing 1960
CHARLIE SHAVERS Excitement Unlimited album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Excitement Unlimited
Swing 1963
CHARLIE SHAVERS Paris Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paris Jazz
Swing 1967
CHARLIE SHAVERS The Last Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Last Session
Swing 1970
CHARLIE SHAVERS Swing Along album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing Along
Swing 1978
CHARLIE SHAVERS Trumpet Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trumpet Man
Big Band 1978
CHARLIE SHAVERS Swingin' With Charlie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' With Charlie
Swing 1979
CHARLIE SHAVERS From The Jazz Vault album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The Jazz Vault
Swing 1979
CHARLIE SHAVERS Charlie Shavers, Sam 'The Man' Taylor , Urbie Green ‎: We Dig Cole! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Shavers, Sam 'The Man' Taylor , Urbie Green ‎: We Dig Cole!
Swing 1987

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CHARLIE SHAVERS At Le Crazy Horse Saloon In Paris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Le Crazy Horse Saloon In Paris
Swing 1964
CHARLIE SHAVERS Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live
Swing 1971

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CHARLIE SHAVERS The Chronological Classics: Charlie Shavers 1944-1945 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Charlie Shavers 1944-1945
Swing 1997
CHARLIE SHAVERS The Charlie Shavers & Ray Bryant Quartet : Complete Recordings 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Charlie Shavers & Ray Bryant Quartet : Complete Recordings 1
Swing 2005

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