George Shearing

Born: 
08/13/1919
City: 
London
Region: 
Battersea
Country: 
England
Died: 
02/14/2011
Years Active: 
1947-2011
Instruments: 
Piano
Played With: 

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Sir George Albert Shearing OBE, 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". He was a member of the Bohemian Club and often performed at the annual Bohemian Grove Encampments.

Discography

Released: 1958

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
George Shearing & His Quintet 10/21/1949 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 10/22/1949 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 10/23/1949 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 10/24/1949 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 10/25/1949 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 10/26/1949 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 10/27/1949 Flame Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 02/23/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 02/24/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 02/25/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 02/26/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 02/27/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 02/28/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 03/01/1951 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Billy Eckstine 11/03/1951 Downtown Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Billy Eckstine / George Shearing / Count Basie 10/30/1952 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA
Jazz Show 11/01/1952 Broadway-Capitol Theater Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 01/11/1953 Madison Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing Quintet 02/08/1953 Madison Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 01/07/1954 Falcon Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 01/08/1954 Falcon Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 01/09/1954 Falcon Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 01/10/1954 Falcon Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 01/11/1954 Falcon Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
George Shearing & His Quintet 01/12/1954 Falcon Lounge Detroit Michigan USA

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