Upload

Loading icon Loading...

This video is unavailable.

Roy Eldridge & Charlie Shavers - The Trumpet Battle

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to like leoshephard's video.

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to dislike leoshephard's video.

Sign in to YouTube

Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add leoshephard's video to your playlist.

Uploaded on Mar 14, 2010

High note trumpet kings Roy Eldridge and Charlie Shavers go head to head, no holds barred. Recorded at Carnegie Hall, NYC, Sept. 13, 1952.

The group consists of:
Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers - trumpets
Benny Carter - alto sax
Flip Phillips, Lester Young - tenor sax
Oscar Peterson - piano
Barney Kessel - guitar
Ray Brown - bass
Buddy Rich - drums

The tune was composed by Charlie Shavers, and is based on the changes of "I Got Rhythm". After the first chorus of trumpets, there is a chorus played by Flip and Lester, then Benny plays 4 choruses, and then the trumpet battle royale starts with Roy.

All the Jazz at the Philharmonic recordings are excellent, but many of them, like this gem, are out of print.

  • Category

  • License

    Standard YouTube License

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Loading icon Loading...

Ratings have been disabled for this video.
Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.

Loading icon Loading...

Loading...
Working...
to add this to Watch Later

Add to