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George Shearing

British musician

George Shearing

British musician
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birthday
13th
August, 1919
Death
14th
February, 2011
Birth Place
Battersea, London, England, UK
Birth Sign
leo
Biography

Sir George Albert Shearing,OBE (13 August 1919 – 14 February 2011) was a British jazz pianist who for many years led a popular jazz group that recorded for Discovery Records, MGM Records and Capitol Records. Shearing was the composer of over 300 titles, including the jazz standards “Lullaby of Birdland” and “Conception”, and had multiple albums on the Billboard charts during the 1950s, 1960s, 1980s and 1990s. He died of heart failure in New York City, at the age of 91.

instruments played
Piano
Genres

Jazz, bebop, swing, cool jazz

Labels

MGM, Capitol, Concord, Savoy

Occupations

Musician

Years Active

1937 2011

Name

George Shearing

Nationality

United States of America, United King

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