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George Shearing

p, 1919-2011 GB, Battersea
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Sir George Shearing OBE

Anglo-American blind jazz pianist. Born: 13 August 1919 in Battersea, London, England, UK. Died: 14 February 2011 in New York City, New York, USA (aged 91). He moved to the US in 1947, and was amongst the first postwar British jazz musicians to make a solid career there. He was oppointed OBE in 2007, and then knighted in 2007, both by Queen Elizabeth II. He died of heart failure.

     
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Harpsichord
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Guilty on The Shearing Piano by George Shearing
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) on Nat King Cole Sings George Shearing Plays by Nat King Cole & George Shearing
Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) on Nat King Cole Sings George Shearing Plays by Nat King Cole & George Shearing
Lullaby Of Birdland on Lullaby Of Birdland by George Shearing
I'll Never Smile Again on Lullaby Of Birdland by George Shearing
On The Street Where You Live on The Shearing Piano by George Shearing
I'm Lost on Nat King Cole Sings George Shearing Plays by Nat King Cole & George Shearing
Pick Yourself Up on Nat King Cole Sings George Shearing Plays by Nat King Cole & George Shearing
Here, There and Everywhere on The Many Facets of George Shearing by George Shearing & Andrew Simpkins
Lullaby of Birdland on The Unforgettable George Shearing by George Shearing

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
George Shearing With Dakota StatonGeorge Shearing2015Album
Light, Airy & SwingingGeorge Shearing2014Album
Four Classic Albums PlusGeorge Shearing2014Compil.
Four Classic Albums PlusGeorge Shearing2014Compil.
George Shearing At HomeGeorge Shearing & Don Thompson2013Album
Eight Classic AlbumsGeorge Shearing2013Album
The George Shearing Collection - 1939 -58George Shearing2012Compil.
The MPS Trio SessionsGeorge Shearing, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Louis Stewart2007Compil.
Swinging In A Latin MoodGeorge Shearing2006Compil.
The Best Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing2006Compil.
Deep Velvet / Old Gold And IvoryGeorge Shearing2005Compil.
The Classic Concert LiveMel Tormé / Gerry Mulligan / George Shearing2005Album
Hopeless RomanticsMichael Feinstein & George Shearing2005Album
Jump For JoyGeorge Shearing2005Compil.
The Very Best OfGeorge Shearing2005Compil.
Like Fine WineGeorge Shearing2004Album
Lullaby Of BirdlandGeorge Shearing2003Compil.
Verve Jazz Masters 57George Shearing2003Compil.
From Battersea To BroadwayGeorge Shearing2002Compil.
The Definitive George ShearingGeorge Shearing2002Compil.
DuetsGeorge Shearing2002Compil.
Here & Now / New Look!George Shearing2002Compil.
TimelessGeorge Shearing2002Compil.
The Ultimate George ShearingGeorge Shearing2001Compil.
Complete Savoy Trio & Quintet SessionsGeorge Shearing2001Compil.
Ballad EssentialsGeorge Shearing2001Compil.
Pick Yourself UpGeorge Shearing2001Album
Feel The Spirit And Birthday Madrigals - Songs And SonnetsJohn Rutter, George Shearing, The Cambridge Singers2001Album
Live At The Forum, Bath 1992George Shearing2000Album
Easy To RememberGeorge Shearing2000Album
Lullaby Of Birdland- Blues Alley Jazz / On A Clear DayGeorge Shearing & Brian Torff2000Compil.
The Master TouchGeorge Shearing2000Album
The George Shearing CollectionGeorge Shearing2000Compil.
Reflections - The Best Of George Shearing (1992-1998)George Shearing2000Compil.
Jazz Piano MastersThe Nat King Cole Trio, George Shearing2000Compil.
The Story Of JazzGeorge Shearing2000Compil.
The Ultimate CollectionNat King Cole, George Shearing1999Album
Playing Our SongsDave Brubeck, Ahmad Jamal, Oscar Peterson, George Shearing1999Compil.
The Concord Jazz Heritage SeriesGeorge Shearing1998Compil.
Playing Our SongsGeorge Shearing, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Brubeck, Jacques Loussier1998Compil.
Black & White SatinGeorge Shearing1998Compil.
Latin Lace / Latin AffairGeorge Shearing1998Compil.
George Shearing Favorite Things Solo PianoGeorge Shearing1997Album
Burnished Brass / Satin BrassGeorge Shearing1997Compil.
The Best of George Shearing, Vol. 2 (1960-69)George Shearing1997Compil.
Verve Jazz Masters 57George Shearing1996Compil.
You're Hearing The Best Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1995Compil.
Satin Affair / Concerto For My LoveGeorge Shearing1995Compil.
The Special Magic Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1995Compil.
The Best Of George Shearing: 1955-1960George Shearing1995Compil.
I'll Take Romance The Magic Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1995Compil.
Walkin'George Shearing / Neil Swainson / Grady Tate1995Album
The London Years (1939-43)George Shearing1995Compil.
Three OriginalsGeorge Shearing1994Compil.
The Complete Capitol Live Recordings Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1994Album
How Beautiful Is NightGeorge Shearing / Robert Farnon And His Orchestra1993Album
Best Of George Shearing - His Original Capitol RecordingsGeorge Shearing1993Compil.
I Hear A Rhapsody - Live At The Blue NoteGeorge Shearing1992Album
On Stage - At The Hippodrome, Golders GreenGeorge Shearing1992Album
The Shearing TouchGeorge Shearing1991Compil.
The Best Of "The Capitol Years" ‎George Shearing1991Compil.
Mel & George D' World War IIMel Tormé / George Shearing1991Album
Get Happy!George Shearing And The King's Singers With Neil Swainson1991Album
Get Happy!George Shearing, The King's Singers1991Album
I'll Take RomanceGeorge Shearing1991Album
PianoGeorge Shearing1990Album
In DixielandGeorge Shearing1989Album
Mellow MoodsGeorge Shearing1989Compil.
The Spirit Of 176George Shearing And Hank Jones1989Album
George ShearingGeorge Shearing1989Compil.
DexterityGeorge Shearing With Special Guest Ernestine Anderson1988Album
A Vintage YearMel Tormé, George Shearing1988Album
A Perfect MatchGeorge Shearing & Ernestine Anderson1988Album
More Grand PianoGeorge Shearing1987Album
George ShearingGeorge Shearing1987Compil.
The Quintet And AmigosGeorge Shearing1987Album
Lullaby Of BirdlandGeorge Shearing1986Compil.
Play The Music Of Cole PorterGeorge Shearing & Barry Tuckwell1986Album
An Elegant EveningGeorge Shearing • Mel Tormé1986Album
Mambo DiabloTito Puente & His Latin Ensemble Special Guest George Shearing1985Album
Concerto For Classic Guitar And Jazz Piano / Five Spanish Works For Solo GuitarClaude Bolling, Angel Romero, George Shearing1985Compil.
Grand PianoGeorge Shearing1985Album
Live At The Cafe CarlyleGeorge Shearing With Don Thompson1984Album
Bright DimensionsGeorge Shearing, Gary Burton, Shelly Manne1984Compil.
An Evening At Charlie'sMel Tormé • George Shearing1984Album
Top DrawerGeorge Shearing, Mel Tormé1983Album
An Evening With George Shearing And Mel TorméGeorge Shearing And Mel Tormé1982Album
First EditionGeorge Shearing / Jim Hall1982Album
Alone TogetherGeorge Shearing, Marian McPartland1981Album
Two For The RoadCarmen McRae - George Shearing1980Album
On A Clear DayGeorge Shearing & Brian Torff1980Album
George Shearing's Fantastic Piano/For LoversGeorge Shearing1980Compil.
Blues Alley JazzGeorge Shearing, Brian Torff1980Album
Lullaby Of BirdlandGeorge Shearing1979Compil.
The Many Facets Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1978Album
The Many Facets Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1978Album
So RareGeorge Shearing1978Compil.
The Shearing PianoGeorge Shearing1977Album
Masters Of Jazz 2George Shearing1976Compil.
Continental Experience (The Quintet + Amigos)George Shearing1975Album
The Way We AreGeorge Shearing1975Album
My ShipGeorge Shearing1975Album
1939-1948 The Decca YearsGeorge Shearing1974Album
Light, Airy & SwingingGeorge Shearing1973Album
Light - Airy & SwingingGeorge Shearing1973Album
Wes And FriendsWes Montgomery - Milt Jackson - George Shearing1973Compil.
G A S (George Albert Shearing)George Shearing1972Album
Music To HearGeorge Shearing1972Album
The Heart And Soul Of Joe Williams And George ShearingJoe Williams And George Shearing1971Album
The George Shearing StoryGeorge Shearing1971Compil.
SpecialGeorge Shearing1971Compil.
Out Of This WorldGeorge Shearing1971Album
You're HearingGeorge Shearing1970Compil.
George ShearingGeorge Shearing1970Single
The Fool On The HillGeorge Shearing1969Album
Volume II The Early YearsGeorge Shearing1969Compil.
The Best Of George Shearing Vol.2George Shearing1969Compil.
Shearing Today!George Shearing1968Album
You Stepped Out Of A DreamGeorge Shearing1967Compil.
New Look!George Shearing With The George Shearing Quintet And The New Sounds Of The George Shearing Orchestra1967Album
Call MeGeorge Shearing With The George Shearing Quintet And Multi-Colored Orchestra1967Single
It's Real GeorgeGeorge Shearing / The Bob Freedman Orchestra1965Album
The Young George Shearing 1939-1944George Shearing1964Album
Old Gold And IvoryGeorge Shearing1964Album
The Best Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1964Compil.
The Best Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1964Single
The Shearing Touch!George Shearing / String Choir Arranged And Conducted By Billy May1964Album
George Shearing And The Montgomery BrothersGeorge Shearing, Wes Montgomery1964Single
Lila's Theme From "Woman Of Summer" / Fairy TalesGeorge Shearing1963Single
It's Easy To RememberGeorge Shearing1963Album
The Very Best Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1963Compil.
Concerto For My LoveGeorge Shearing1962Album
The Best Of George ShearingGeorge Shearing1962Compil.
Nat King Cole Sings / George Shearing PlaysNat King Cole / George Shearing1962Album
Shearing Bossa Nova (The Shearing Piano With Woodwinds And Brazilian Rhythms)George Shearing1962Album
No Hard FeelingsGeorge Shearing With The Montgomery Brothers1962Single
Sassy Meets ShearingSarah Vaughan, George Shearing1962Album
George Shearing And The Montgomery BrothersGeorge Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers1961Album
Lois Ann / Stranger In ParadiseGeorge Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers1961Single
The Man I LoveToots Thielemans, George Shearing, Al McKibbon, Johnny Rae, Bill Clark1961Single
Love Walked In / Mambo In ChimesGeorge Shearing And The Montgomery Brothers1961Single
If You Were the Only Girl in the World / Midnight MoodGeorge Shearing1960Single
The Shearing TouchGeorge Shearing1960Album
Sound Ideas For Summer - June 1960George Shearing, Dakota Staton, Anna Maria Alberghetti1960Compil.
George Shearing Goes HollywoodGeorge Shearing1959Album
Beauty And The Beat!Peggy Lee / George Shearing1959Single
Beauty And The Beat!Peggy Lee / George Shearing1959Album
George ShearingGeorge Shearing1957Single
The Shearing PianoGeorge Shearing1957Album
The Shearing PianoGeorge Shearing1957Single
At The PianoGeorge Shearing1957Compil.
When Lights Are LowGeorge Shearing1956Single
The Shearing SpellGeorge Shearing1955Single
Great Britain'sMarian McPartland / George Shearing1955Compil.
Shearing . . . . By RequestGeorge Shearing1955Album
I Hear MusicGeorge Shearing1954Album
Lullaby Of BirdlandGeorge Shearing1953Album
Lullaby Of BirdlandGeorge Shearing1953Single
Piano Solos With RhythmGeorge Shearing1953Album
Bebop Fables / Midnight On Cloud 69George Shearing1952Album
Taking A Chance On Love / You're Driving Me Crazy!Billy Eckstine And George Shearing1951Album
Piano Solos With Rhythm, Vols. 1 & 2George Shearing1950Single
So Rare / Cozy's BopGeorge Shearing1949Album
Sweet And Lovely / When Darkness FallsGeorge Shearing1949Album
Sophisticated Lady / Bop's Your UncleGeorge Shearing1949Album
Have You Met Miss JonesGeorge Shearing1949Single
All The Things You Are / George's BoogieErroll Garner, George Shearing1949Album
Star Eyes / That Old Black Magic / Blue Skies / Heavenly Music / I Cried For You / ConfessinBeryl Davis, Stéphane Grappelli, George Shearing1948Album
PianologyGeorge Shearing1948Album
Blue MoonWoolf Phillips ; Ronnie Scott ; Pete Chilver ; Jack Fallon ; George Shearing ; Norman Burns ; Frank Weir ; Reg Arnold1947Album
For YouGeorge Shearing With The George Shearing QuintetSingle
Jump For Joy / Blue MoonGeorge ShearingAlbum
No Hard Feelings / Darn That DreamGeorge Shearing And The Montgomery BrothersSingle
When Lights Are LowGeorge ShearingSingle
Jackie Gleason - George ShearingJackie Gleason, George ShearingCompil.
Easy Livin' / So This Is Cuba?George ShearingSingle
Beauty And The Beat!Peggy Lee / George ShearingSingle
I'll Be AroundGeorge ShearingSingle
I Left My Heart In San FranciscoGeorge ShearingAlbum
Tenderly / SummertimeGeorge ShearingAlbum
Great Artists Of Our TimesJackie Gleason / George ShearingCompil.
The Best Of George Shearing In Stereo!George ShearingAlbum
Don't Blame Me/Brain WaveGeorge ShearingSingle
I Didn't Know What Time It Was / SummertimeThe George Shearing Quintet / George ShearingAlbum
They All Laughed / We'll Be Together AgainGeorge ShearingSingle
Capitol 4-Star Special Vol. 6Nelson Riddle, George Shearing, Paul Weston, Jackie GleasonAlbum
Songs And Story Of George Shearing Vol. 6George ShearingCompil.
Tenderly / SummertimeGeorge ShearingSingle
Beauty And The Beat!Peggy Lee and George ShearingSingle
Blue MoonGeorge ShearingAlbum
Piano MenEarl Hines / George ShearingCompil.
Piano Solos With RhythmGeorge ShearingSingle
Sweeter As The Days Go ByMickey & Sylvia, George ShearingSingle
Beauty And The Beat!Peggy Lee / George ShearingSingle
The George Shearing StoryGeorge ShearingCompil.
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