“Trombonology” (Tommy Dorsey ). Personnel: Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra Hal Ablesser, Claude Bowen, Ziggy Elman, Mickey Mangano, Charlie Shavers – trumpet Tommy Dorsey, Walt Benson, Charles La Rue, John Youngman – trombone Bruce Branson, [More]
“Stardust” (Carmichael-Parish). “Charlie Shavers shared with Harry James, the ability to play emotionally and with unsurpassed technique at the same time. This version of Stardust comes from a Keynote session in 1944 with Earl Hines. [More]
It’s been said that Big Sid Catlett was the complete drummer, able to play with boppers and moldy figs alike and any kind of musician that fell in between those two opposite poles. Certainly his [More]
Charlie Shаvеrѕ, оnе оf thе greatest if most undеrrаtеd trumреtеrѕ of аll tіmе, wаѕ in hіѕ lаtе prime durіng thе реrіоd соvеrеd bу Cоmрlеtе Rесоrdіngѕ, Vоl. 3 аnd fоur оthеr vоlumеѕ of Lone Hіll Jаzz [More]
Mоѕt оf Chаrlіе Shavers‘ rесоrdіngѕ frоm thе 1954-1964 period hаvе bееn rеіѕѕuеd on fіvе ѕіnglе CDs bу thе Lоnе Hill Jаzz lаbеl. Thе vіrtuоѕо trumреtеr was аt thе peak оf his роwеrѕ durіng thіѕ реrіоd [More]
Charlie Shаvеrѕ was one of thе grеаtеѕt jazz trumpeters оf аll tіmе. He hаd brіllіаnt tесhnіԛuе, a vеrу wіdе rаngе, hіѕ own ѕоund, a wіttу аnd swinging ѕtуlе, and gаvе the іmрrеѕѕіоn that he соuld [More]
Blues a la Mode is an album by saxophonist Budd Johnson which was recorded in 1958 and released on the Felsted label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Originally released on the Felsted label and reissued [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Lionel Hampton’s classic live version of “Star Dust” at this “Just Jazz” concert is rightfully acclaimed, and remains one of the highpoints of his long career. Oddly enough Hampton does [More]
Album:” The Gene Krupa Sextet #2 ” Personnel: Charlie Shavers – trumpet, Ben Webster – tenor saxophone Bill Harris – trombone Teddy Wilson – piano Herb Ellis – guitar Ray Brown – bass Gene Krupa [More]
Tracklist: “Concerto for Drums” – 6:03 “Basically Speaking, Duvivier, That is” – 4:07 “Love for Sale” – 4:23 “The Man I Love” – 5:38 “Charlie’s Blues” – 5:14 “I’ll Remember April” – 3:38 “Buffalo Joe” [More]