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Jimmy Shirley

g, 1913-1989 US, Union, South Carolina
Musician of Jazz

American jazz guitarist. Played with : J. Frank Terry, Hal Draper, Clarence Profit, Ella Fitzgerald, James P. Johnson, Coleman Hawkins, Herman Chittison, Phil Moore, Buddy Tate, Sidney DeParis, Johnny Guarnieri, Stephane Grappelli and others. Born : May 31, 1913 in Union, South Carolina. Died : December 03, 1989 in New York City (Harlem), New York.

  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Jimmy's Blues on Blue Guitar by Various Artists
Stardust on Birth of Jazz Guitar by Various Artists

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Jazz GiantsStéphane Grappelli, Slam Stewart, Johnny Guarnieri, Jimmy Shirley, Joe Newman, Hank Jones, George Duvivier, Alan Dawson1981Compil.
T-Bone Blues / Jimmy's BluesT-Bone Walker with Les Hite And His Orchestra / Jimmy Shirley with William Oscar Smith1947Album
Man O' Mine / I Want You I Need YouErroll Garner / Billy Kyle, John Kirby, Jimmy Shirley1946Album
Lady Be Good / All The Things You AreErroll Garner / Billy Kyle, John Kirby, Jimmy Shirley1946Album
China BoyJimmy ShirleyAlbum
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