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Dave Shepherd

cl, *1929 GB, Walthamstow
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. David Joseph Shepherd

David Joseph "Dave" Shepherd (born 7 February 1929) is an English jazz clarinetist born in London.Shepherd began on piano before switching to clarinet at age 16. He studied under a clarinetist from the Hamburg State Opera Orchestra while stationed in Hamburg after World War II. Upon his return to England he played with Reg Rigden (1950), Joe Daniels (1951–53), and Freddy Randall (1954–55). He played with Billie Holiday and Gerry Mulligan on their tours of Britain. He played in New York City in 1956 with Ted Kotick, then returned to England to play with Jazz Today Unit (1956–57) and with the Jazz at the Philharmonic (1957). He also played with Mary Lou Williams several times in the 1950s.

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Yellowstone on Yellowstone by Dave Shepherd
Be Here Now on Be Here Now by Dave Shepherd
Low Down Blues on Low Down Blues by Dave Shepherd
My Sweet Love Ain't Around on Low Down Blues by Dave Shepherd
Alabama Waltz on Low Down Blues by Dave Shepherd

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Jazz City UK Volume 2: The Jam SessionsHumphrey Lyttelton, Digby Fairweather, Roy Williams, Roy Crimmins, Bruce Turner, Dick Morrissey, Peter King, Johnny Barnes, Dave Shepherd, Randy Colville, Brian Lemon, Mick Pyne, Martin Taylor, Jim Douglas, Dave Green, Harvey Weston, Allan Ganley, Johnny Richardson2018Compil.
Good Enough To KeepDave Shepherd1995Compil.
Dixieland ClassicsDave Shepherd1977Album
Benny Goodman ClassicsDave Shepherd1975Album
Jazz All StarsFreddy Randall - Dave Shepherd1973Album
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