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

Geoffrey Wheeler dialjazz at verizon.net
Tue Apr 20 19:37:28 PDT 2010

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 

       Julian Vein

Very well put!

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