Charlie Shavers
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It's All Right With Me
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Undecided
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Medley: Lover Come Back To Me/(I Don't Stand) A Ghost Of A Chance With You/Just You, Just Me [Live (1947/Carnegie Hall)]
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Summertime [Live (1947/Carnegie Hall)]
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Sid Flips His Lid [Live (1947/Carnegie Hall)]

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Charlie Shavers

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Charlie Shavers was one of the great trumpeters to emerge during the swing era, a virtuoso with an open-minded and extroverted style along with a strong sense of humor. He originally played piano and banjo before switching to trumpet, and he developed very quickly. In 1935, he was with Tiny Bradshaw's band and two years later he joined Lucky Millinder's big band. Soon afterward he became a key member of John Kirby's Sextet where he showed his versatility by mostly playing crisp ... Read more

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