SHORTY ROGERS

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Milton “Shorty” Rogers (April 14, 1924 – November 7, 1994), born Milton Rajonsky in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, was one of the principal creators of West Coast jazz. He played both the trumpet and flugelhorn, and was in demand for his skills as an arranger. Rogers worked first as a professional musician with Will Bradley and Red Norvo. From 1947 to 1949, he worked extensively with Woody Herman and in 1950 and 1951 he played with Stan Kenton.

Rogers appeared on the 1954 Shelly Manne album The Three and the Two along with Jimmy Giuffre. Much of the music he recorded with Giuffre showed his experimental side, resulting in an early form of avant-garde jazz. He also made notable recordings with Art Pepper and Andre Previn, among others.

From 1953 through 1962 Rogers recorded a series of RCA Victor albums (later reissued under the Bluebird label) and Atlantic albums with his own group,
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SHORTY ROGERS Modern Sounds album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Modern Sounds
Cool Jazz 1952
SHORTY ROGERS Cool And Crazy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cool And Crazy
Cool Jazz 1953
SHORTY ROGERS Shorty Rogers and His Giants album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shorty Rogers and His Giants
Cool Jazz 1953
SHORTY ROGERS Lighthouse All Stars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lighthouse All Stars
Cool Jazz 1954
SHORTY ROGERS Courts the Count album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Courts the Count
Cool Jazz 1954
SHORTY ROGERS Shorty Rogers & Andre Previn : Collaboration album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shorty Rogers & Andre Previn : Collaboration
Big Band 1955
SHORTY ROGERS The Swinging Mr. Rogers (aka West Coast Jazz) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Swinging Mr. Rogers (aka West Coast Jazz)
Cool Jazz 1955
SHORTY ROGERS Martians, Come Back! (aka Shorty In Stereo) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martians, Come Back! (aka Shorty In Stereo)
Big Band 1956
SHORTY ROGERS Shorty Rogers and His Giants: The Big Shorty Rogers Express album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shorty Rogers and His Giants: The Big Shorty Rogers Express
Big Band 1956
SHORTY ROGERS Shorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers
Cool Jazz 1957
SHORTY ROGERS Way Up There album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Way Up There
Big Band 1957
SHORTY ROGERS Wherever the Five Winds Blow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wherever the Five Winds Blow
Cool Jazz 1957
SHORTY ROGERS Afro-Cuban Influence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afro-Cuban Influence
Big Band 1958
SHORTY ROGERS Gigi in Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gigi in Jazz
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1958
SHORTY ROGERS Portrait of Shorty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Portrait of Shorty
Big Band 1958
SHORTY ROGERS Shorty Rogers Meets Tarzan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shorty Rogers Meets Tarzan
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1959
SHORTY ROGERS The Wizard of Oz and Other Harold Arlen Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Wizard of Oz and Other Harold Arlen Songs
Cool Jazz 1959
SHORTY ROGERS Chances Are It Swings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chances Are It Swings
Cool Jazz 1959
SHORTY ROGERS The Swingin' Nutcracker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Swingin' Nutcracker
Big Band 1960
SHORTY ROGERS Bossa Nova (aka Return To Rio) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bossa Nova (aka Return To Rio)
Bossa Nova 1961
SHORTY ROGERS The Fourth Dimension In Sound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fourth Dimension In Sound
Cool Jazz 1962
SHORTY ROGERS Gospel Mission album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gospel Mission
Cool Jazz 1963
SHORTY ROGERS Jazz Waltz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Waltz
Big Band 1963
SHORTY ROGERS Clickin' With Clax album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Clickin' With Clax
Cool Jazz 1978
SHORTY ROGERS Martians Stay Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martians Stay Home
Cool Jazz 1980
SHORTY ROGERS Popo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Popo
Cool Jazz 1980
SHORTY ROGERS Re-Entry album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Re-Entry
Cool Jazz 1983
SHORTY ROGERS Shorty Rogers And His Giants Vol 2 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shorty Rogers And His Giants Vol 2 "The Rarest"
Cool Jazz 1983
SHORTY ROGERS Shorty Rogers / Bud Shank ‎: Yesterday, Today And Forever album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shorty Rogers / Bud Shank ‎: Yesterday, Today And Forever
Cool Jazz 1983
SHORTY ROGERS Vol.6 The Wizard Of Oz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vol.6 The Wizard Of Oz
Big Band 1987
SHORTY ROGERS America The Beautiful album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
America The Beautiful
Big Band 1991
SHORTY ROGERS Eight Brothers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eight Brothers
Big Band 1992

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SHORTY ROGERS live albums

SHORTY ROGERS The Shorty Rogers Big Band 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Shorty Rogers Big Band "Live" 1953
Big Band 1979
SHORTY ROGERS 14 Historic Arrangements & Performances album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
14 Historic Arrangements & Performances
Cool Jazz 1983
SHORTY ROGERS Aurex Jazz Festival '83 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aurex Jazz Festival '83
Cool Jazz 1983
SHORTY ROGERS Back Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back Again
Cool Jazz 1984
SHORTY ROGERS Live at the Royal Palms Inn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Royal Palms Inn
Cool Jazz 1995

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SHORTY ROGERS Memorable Young Art album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memorable Young Art
Cool Jazz 1982
SHORTY ROGERS The Complete Atlantic EMI Jazz Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Atlantic EMI Jazz Recordings
Cool Jazz 1989
SHORTY ROGERS Swings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swings
Cool Jazz 1991
SHORTY ROGERS You Shorty, Me Tarzan! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Shorty, Me Tarzan!
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2010
SHORTY ROGERS The Swinging Mr. Rogers - Complete Edition album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Swinging Mr. Rogers - Complete Edition
Cool Jazz 2011
SHORTY ROGERS Four Classic Albums album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Four Classic Albums
Cool Jazz 2011

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