Artie Shaw



Artie Shaw

Rating
Active
1925 to 2004
Born
May 23, 1910 in New York
Died
December 30, 2004
Location
New York, New York, United States
Genres
Jazz
Biography
Arthur Arshawsky (23 May 1910 - 30 December 2004), better known as Artie Shaw, was an accomplished jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, bandleader, and author. He was born in New York City (but grew up in New Haven, Connecticut) and began learning the saxophone when he was 15 and by age 16, had begun to tour with a band. He reached Hollywood the first time, as a sideman with Irving Aaronson's band in 1931, performing at the famous Orange Blossom Room (site of the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929).

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


"1949"

Artie Shaw August 22, 2014

16 Tracks

The Great Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

The Great Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

Artie Shaw August 18, 2014

10 Tracks

Stardust

Stardust

Artie Shaw June 6, 2014

15 Tracks

Star Dust

Star Dust

Artie Shaw June 6, 2014

15 Tracks

Artie and the Singers

Artie and the Singers

Artie Shaw May 11, 2011

24 Tracks

Ultimate Big Band Collection: Artie Shaw

Ultimate Big Band Collection: Artie Shaw

Artie Shaw March 1, 2011

10 Tracks

Free for All

Free for All

Artie Shaw May 1, 2010

16 Tracks

Very Best Of Artie Shaw

Very Best Of Artie Shaw

Artie Shaw April 1, 2009

18 Tracks

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