Charlie Shavers' Peach Trees Street Blues
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||You're Driving Me Crazy||Charlie Shavers||4:14||$1.69||View in iTunes|
||The Bottle's Empty||Charlie Shavers||2:48||$1.69||View in iTunes|
||She's Funny That Way||Charlie Shavers||3:37||$1.69||View in iTunes|
||Serenade to a Pair of Nylons||Charlie Shavers||3:34||$1.69||View in iTunes|
||Save It, Pretty Mama||Charlie Shavers||3:09||$1.69||View in iTunes|
||Rosetta||Charlie Shavers||4:45||$1.69||View in iTunes|
||Peach Trees Street Blues||Charlie Shavers||3:16||$1.69||View in iTunes|
||Musicomania||Charlie Shavers||2:39||$1.69||View in iTunes|
||Stompin' At the Savoy||Charlie Shavers||2:25||$1.69||View in iTunes|
Harvested from the historic cusp of his vital involvement with the John Kirby Sextet in the late 1930s, these two-dozen blues and swing recordings reissued by Timeless in 1998 find trumpeter Charlie Shavers backing vocalists Trixie Smith, Coot Grant and Wesley Wilson, Lether McGraw, Rosetta Howard, and Alberta Hunter. Shavers, whose expressive technique meshed perfectly with this kind of singing, is heard in the company of reedmen Sidney Bechet and Buster Bailey; pianists Lil Hardin Armstrong and Sammy Price; guitarists Ulysses Livingston and Teddy Bunn; bassists Dick Fullbright and Wellman Braud, and drummer O'Neill Spencer. Bechet's vibrant presence during the first half of this collection should serve as an invitation to explore his other collaborations with this exceptionally skilled trumpeter.
Born: 03 August 1917 in New York, NY
Years Active: '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s