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Though a Swing Era idol and clarinet king, Artie Shaw (1910-2004) hated stardom. For him, the music was paramount, and his big bands and small groups produced a string of immortal hits. Geoffrey Smith picks some favourites from a remarkable career.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 3 Jul 2016 00:00

Music Played

  • Artie Shaw

    Stardust

    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 8.
  • Artie Shaw and His Gramercy Five

    Cross Your Heart

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Gramercy Five.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 7.
  • Artie Shaw and His Gramercy Five

    The Grabtown Grapple

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Gramercy Five.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 5.
  • Artie Shaw and His Gramercy Five

    Yesterdays

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Gramercy Five.
    • Self Portrait.
    • Bluebird.
    • 7.
  • Artie Shaw and His New Music

    Shoot the Likker to me, John Boy

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His New Music.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 22.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Blues in the Night

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 18.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Little Jazz

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 8.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    What is This Thing Called Love?

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 18.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    I Get a Kick Out of You

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 20.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    These Foolish Things

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • Self Portrait.
    • Bluebird.
    • 18.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Nightmare

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 6.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Streamline

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 9.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Begin the Beguine

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 1.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Back Bay Shuffle

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
    • 4.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Any Old Time

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Traffic Jam

    Performer: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.
    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Proper.

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