GEORGE SHEARING

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For a long stretch of time in the 1950s and early '60s, George Shearing had one of the most popular jazz combos on the planet -- so much so that, in the usual jazz tradition of distrusting popular success, he tended to be underappreciated. Shearing's main claim to fame was the invention of a unique quintet sound, derived from a combination of piano, vibraphone, electric guitar, bass, and drums. Within this context, Shearing would play in a style he called "locked hands," which he picked up and refined from Milt Buckner's early-'40s work with the Lionel Hampton band, as well as Glenn Miller's sax section and the King Cole Trio. Stating the melody on the piano with closely knit, harmonized block chords, with the vibes and guitar tripling the melody in unison, Shearing sold tons of records for MGM and Capitol in his heyday.

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George Shearing Quintet Live at Birdland 1952George Shearing Quintet Live at Birdland 1952
Baldwin Street Music 2004
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Best Of George Shearing: His Original Capitol RecordingsBest Of George Shearing: His Original Capitol Recordings
Curb 2010
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Ballad Essentials: George ShearingBallad Essentials: George Shearing
Concord Jazz 2001
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Best of George ShearingBest of George Shearing
Telarc 2000
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That Shearing SoundThat Shearing Sound
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GEORGE SHEARING Discography

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GEORGE SHEARING Pianology album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pianology
Bop 1948
GEORGE SHEARING You're Hearing the George Shearing Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You're Hearing the George Shearing Quintet
Cool Jazz 1950
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing Quintet
Bop 1950
GEORGE SHEARING Souvenirs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Souvenirs
Bop 1951
GEORGE SHEARING Touch Of Genius! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Touch Of Genius!
Cool Jazz 1951
GEORGE SHEARING When Lights Are Low album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
When Lights Are Low
Cool Jazz 1953
GEORGE SHEARING An Evening With The George Shearing Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Evening With The George Shearing Quintet
Cool Jazz 1954
GEORGE SHEARING I Hear Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Hear Music
Cool Jazz 1955
GEORGE SHEARING Shearing In Hi Fi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shearing In Hi Fi
Cool Jazz 1955
GEORGE SHEARING A Shearing Caravan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Shearing Caravan
Cool Jazz 1955
GEORGE SHEARING Shearing . . . . By Request album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shearing . . . . By Request
Bop 1955
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing Quintet , Red Norvo Trio : Midnight On Cloud 69 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing Quintet , Red Norvo Trio : Midnight On Cloud 69
Cool Jazz 1956
GEORGE SHEARING The Shearing Spell album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Shearing Spell
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1956
GEORGE SHEARING Velvet Carpet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Velvet Carpet
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1956
GEORGE SHEARING The George Shearing Quintet With Dakota Staton : In The Night album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The George Shearing Quintet With Dakota Staton : In The Night
Vocal Jazz 1957
GEORGE SHEARING Night Mist album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Night Mist
Vocal Jazz 1957
GEORGE SHEARING Black Satin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black Satin
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1957
GEORGE SHEARING The Shearing Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Shearing Piano
Cool Jazz 1957
GEORGE SHEARING Latin Escapade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Latin Escapade
Latin Jazz 1957
GEORGE SHEARING Latin Lace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Latin Lace
Latin Jazz 1958
GEORGE SHEARING Burnished Brass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Burnished Brass
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1958
GEORGE SHEARING The George Shearing Quintet : Blue Chiffon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The George Shearing Quintet : Blue Chiffon
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1959
GEORGE SHEARING The George Shearing Quintet ‎: Satin Latin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The George Shearing Quintet ‎: Satin Latin
Latin Jazz 1959
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing Goes Hollywood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing Goes Hollywood
Cool Jazz 1959
GEORGE SHEARING The Shearing Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Shearing Touch
Cool Jazz 1960
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers
Cool Jazz 1961
GEORGE SHEARING The Swingin's Mutual (With Nancy Wilson) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Swingin's Mutual (With Nancy Wilson)
Cool Jazz 1961
GEORGE SHEARING Mood Latino album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mood Latino
Latin Jazz 1961
GEORGE SHEARING Concerto For My Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Concerto For My Love
Cool Jazz 1962
GEORGE SHEARING Shearing Bossa Nova album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shearing Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova 1962
GEORGE SHEARING Jazz Moments album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Moments
Cool Jazz 1962
GEORGE SHEARING It's Easy To Remember album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's Easy To Remember
Cool Jazz 1963
GEORGE SHEARING Latin Rendez Vous album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Latin Rendez Vous
Cool Jazz 1963
GEORGE SHEARING Old Gold And Ivory album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Old Gold And Ivory
Third Stream 1964
GEORGE SHEARING The Young George Shearing 1939-1944 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Young George Shearing 1939-1944
Bop 1964
GEORGE SHEARING Out Of The Woods album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Out Of The Woods
Cool Jazz 1964
GEORGE SHEARING Shearing Today! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shearing Today!
Cool Jazz 1968
GEORGE SHEARING The Fool On The Hill album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fool On The Hill
Latin Jazz 1969
GEORGE SHEARING Out Of This World album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Out Of This World
Cool Jazz 1971
GEORGE SHEARING The George Shearing Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The George Shearing Quartet
Cool Jazz 1971
GEORGE SHEARING Music To Hear album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music To Hear
Cool Jazz 1972
GEORGE SHEARING G A S (George Albert Shearing) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
G A S (George Albert Shearing)
Cool Jazz 1972
GEORGE SHEARING Light, Airy & Swinging album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Light, Airy & Swinging
Cool Jazz 1973
GEORGE SHEARING 1939-1948 The Decca Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1939-1948 The Decca Years
Bop 1974
GEORGE SHEARING The Way We Are album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Way We Are
Cool Jazz 1974
GEORGE SHEARING Continental Experience album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Continental Experience
Latin Jazz 1975
GEORGE SHEARING My Ship album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Ship
Cool Jazz 1975
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing Trio And Stephane Grappelli : The Reunion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing Trio And Stephane Grappelli : The Reunion
Swing 1977
GEORGE SHEARING Windows album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Windows
Cool Jazz 1978
GEORGE SHEARING The Many Faces Of G.S. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Many Faces Of G.S.
Cool Jazz 1978
GEORGE SHEARING lullaby of birdland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
lullaby of birdland
Cool Jazz 1979
GEORGE SHEARING 500 Miles High album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
500 Miles High
Cool Jazz 1979
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing's Fantastic Piano/For Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing's Fantastic Piano/For Lovers
Cool Jazz 1980
GEORGE SHEARING Getting In the Swing of Things album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Getting In the Swing of Things
Cool Jazz 1980
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing, Marian McPartland ‎: Alone Together album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing, Marian McPartland ‎: Alone Together
Cool Jazz 1981
GEORGE SHEARING A Jazzy Date With George Shearing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Jazzy Date With George Shearing
Cool Jazz 1981
GEORGE SHEARING First Edition album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Edition
Cool Jazz 1982
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing Trio & Robert Farnon Orchestra : On Target album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing Trio & Robert Farnon Orchestra : On Target
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1982
GEORGE SHEARING Top Drawer (with Mel Torme) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Top Drawer (with Mel Torme)
Vocal Jazz 1983
GEORGE SHEARING Grand Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grand Piano
Cool Jazz 1985
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing / Mel Tormé : An Elegant Evening album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing / Mel Tormé : An Elegant Evening
Vocal Jazz 1986
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing & Barry Tuckwell ‎: Play The Music Of Cole Porter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing & Barry Tuckwell ‎: Play The Music Of Cole Porter
Swing 1986
GEORGE SHEARING More Grand Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Grand Piano
Cool Jazz 1987
GEORGE SHEARING Breakin' Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Breakin' Out
Cool Jazz 1987
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing & Ernestine Anderson : A Perfect Match album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing & Ernestine Anderson : A Perfect Match
Vocal Jazz 1988
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing And Hank Jones ‎: The Spirit Of 176 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing And Hank Jones ‎: The Spirit Of 176
Cool Jazz 1989
GEORGE SHEARING Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano
Cool Jazz 1989
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing in Dixieland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing in Dixieland
Cool Jazz 1989
GEORGE SHEARING Get Happy! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Get Happy!
Cool Jazz 1991
GEORGE SHEARING I'll Take Romance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'll Take Romance
Cool Jazz 1991
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing / The Robert Farnon Orchestra : How Beautiful Is Night album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing / The Robert Farnon Orchestra : How Beautiful Is Night
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1993
GEORGE SHEARING That Shearing Sound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
That Shearing Sound
Cool Jazz 1994
GEORGE SHEARING Paper Moon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paper Moon
Cool Jazz 1996
GEORGE SHEARING Favorite Things album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Favorite Things
Cool Jazz 1997
GEORGE SHEARING Christmas with George Shearing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Christmas with George Shearing
Cool Jazz 1998

GEORGE SHEARING EPs & splits

GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing / The Bobby Freedman Group : It's Real George album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing / The Bobby Freedman Group : It's Real George
Cool Jazz 1965

GEORGE SHEARING live albums

GEORGE SHEARING On Stage! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On Stage!
Cool Jazz 1957
GEORGE SHEARING Shearing on Stage album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shearing on Stage
Cool Jazz 1959
GEORGE SHEARING On the Sunny Side of the Strip album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the Sunny Side of the Strip
Cool Jazz 1960
GEORGE SHEARING Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1963 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1963
Cool Jazz 1963
GEORGE SHEARING The George Shearing Quintet ‎: Rare Form! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The George Shearing Quintet ‎: Rare Form!
Cool Jazz 1966
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing, Brian Torff ‎: Blues Alley Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing, Brian Torff ‎: Blues Alley Jazz
Cool Jazz 1980
GEORGE SHEARING On a Clear Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On a Clear Day
Cool Jazz 1980
GEORGE SHEARING An Evening With George Shearing And Mel Tormé album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Evening With George Shearing And Mel Tormé
Vocal Jazz 1982
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing With Don Thompson : Live At The Cafe Carlyle album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing With Don Thompson : Live At The Cafe Carlyle
Cool Jazz 1984
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing With Special Guest Ernestine Anderson ‎: Dexterity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing With Special Guest Ernestine Anderson ‎: Dexterity
Vocal Jazz 1988
GEORGE SHEARING Blues Alley Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Alley Jazz
Cool Jazz 1989
GEORGE SHEARING I Hear a Rhapsody album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Hear a Rhapsody
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1992
GEORGE SHEARING On Stage : At The Hippodrome, Golders Green album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On Stage : At The Hippodrome, Golders Green
Cool Jazz 1992
GEORGE SHEARING Walkin' - Live at the Blue Note album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Walkin' - Live at the Blue Note
Cool Jazz 1995
GEORGE SHEARING Back To Birdland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back To Birdland
Cool Jazz 2001
GEORGE SHEARING George Shearing at Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Shearing at Home
Cool Jazz 2013

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GEORGE SHEARING re-issues & compilations

GEORGE SHEARING The George Shearing Quintet : Lullaby Of Birdland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The George Shearing Quintet : Lullaby Of Birdland
Cool Jazz 1958
GEORGE SHEARING The George Shearing Quintet ‎: Jazz Conceptions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The George Shearing Quintet ‎: Jazz Conceptions
Bop 1959
GEORGE SHEARING Bright Dimensions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bright Dimensions
Cool Jazz 1984
GEORGE SHEARING Two For The Road (with Carmen McRae) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Two For The Road (with Carmen McRae)
Vocal Jazz 1989
GEORGE SHEARING The Complete Capitol Live Recordings Of George Shearing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Capitol Live Recordings Of George Shearing
Cool Jazz 1994
GEORGE SHEARING The Best of George Shearing (1955 - 1960) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of George Shearing (1955 - 1960)
Cool Jazz 1995
GEORGE SHEARING Verve Jazz Masters 57 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Verve Jazz Masters 57
Cool Jazz 1996
GEORGE SHEARING Burnished Brass / Satin Brass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Burnished Brass / Satin Brass
Cool Jazz 1997
GEORGE SHEARING Latin Lace / Latin Affair album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Latin Lace / Latin Affair
Cool Jazz 1998
GEORGE SHEARING The Concord Jazz Heritage Series album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Concord Jazz Heritage Series
Cool Jazz 1998
GEORGE SHEARING Jump for Joy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jump for Joy
Cool Jazz 1999
GEORGE SHEARING Reflections (1992-1998) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reflections (1992-1998)
Cool Jazz 2000
GEORGE SHEARING The Best of George Shearing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best of George Shearing
Cool Jazz 2000
GEORGE SHEARING Ballad Essentials album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballad Essentials
Cool Jazz 2001
GEORGE SHEARING George Meets The Lion: The Original Quintet & The Solos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
George Meets The Lion: The Original Quintet & The Solos
Cool Jazz 2001
GEORGE SHEARING Here & Now! / New Look! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Here & Now! / New Look!
Cool Jazz 2002
GEORGE SHEARING Timeless George Shearing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Timeless George Shearing
Cool Jazz 2002
GEORGE SHEARING The Definitive George Shearing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Definitive George Shearing
Cool Jazz 2002
GEORGE SHEARING The Early Years: Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Early Years: Volume 2
Cool Jazz 2002
GEORGE SHEARING Swinging in a Latin Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swinging in a Latin Mood
Latin Jazz 2003
GEORGE SHEARING The MPS Trio Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The MPS Trio Sessions
Cool Jazz 2007

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