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CHARLIE SHAVERS


CHARLIE SHAVERS
 
Charlie Shavers, National Studios, ca. May 1947. Photography by William P. Gottlieb.


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Charlie James Shavers
 
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
Known For: The last session (Black and Blue), 1970
 
Instruments: Trumpet
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.jazzprofessional.com/interviews/Charlie_Shavers.htm
 
Date Born: 3rd August 1920
Location Born: New York, New York, United States of America
 
Date Died: 8th July 1971
Location Died: New York, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cancer
Memorial: His friend Louis Armstrong died while Shavers was on his deathbed, and his last request was that his trumpet mouthpiece be buried with Armstrong in his coffin
 
Summary: He was also an arranger and composer, and one of his compositions, "Undecided", is a jazz standard.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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