[78-L] Charlie Shavers [was Vogue picture record]

Taylor Bowie bowiebks at isomedia.com
Tue Apr 20 16:31:18 PDT 2010

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> I think the problem people find with Shavers is that he doesn't follow
> the rules, he's a jazz maverick. His earliest recordings show a Frankie
> Newton influence, then he found that he could play anything that came
> into his head, and that's the Shavers most listeners know.
> Like Barney Bigard and Charlie Ventura, he was an irrepressible performer.
>      Julian Vein

I was lucky to see Charlie Shavers live when I was about ten years old...he 
was a very entertaining performer as well as a great trumpeter.


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