Mavis Rivers

Mavis Rivers

Real Name:
Mavis Chloe Rivers
Profile:
Jazz singer, born 1929 Apia, Western Samoa; died 1992 Los Angeles, California USA. Early professional career based in New Zealand; first recorded on the TANZA label and then on an early incarnation of the Zodiac label. Relocated to the United States in the 1950s. In the late 1950s to mid 1960s, she recorded major releases for Capitol Records, Reprise Records and Vee Jay Records, working with arrangers Marty Paich, Mel Tormé, Nelson Riddle and others. Mother of saxophonist / arranger / band leader Matt Catingub.

Mavis Rivers Discography

Albums

T-1210, T 1210 Mavis Rivers Take A Number (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T-1210, T 1210 US 1959 Sell This Version
ST 1294 Mavis Rivers Hooray For Love (Album) Capitol Records ST 1294 US 1960 Sell This Version
T-1408 Mavis Rivers The Simple Life(LP, Album) Capitol Records T-1408 US 1960 Sell This Version
R9-2009 Mavis Rivers Swing Along With Mavis (Album) Reprise Records R9-2009 US 1961 Sell This Version
R-2002 Mavis Rivers Mavis (Album) Reprise Records R-2002 US 1961 Sell This Version
R9-6074 Mavis Rivers And Shorty Rogers Mavis Rivers And Shorty Rogers - Mavis Meets Shorty (Album) Reprise Records R9-6074 US 1963 Sell This Version
VJS-1132, VJLP-1132 Mavis Rivers & Red Norvo Mavis Rivers & Red Norvo - We Remember Mildred Bailey(LP, Album) Vee Jay Records, Vee Jay Records VJS-1132, VJLP-1132 US 1965 Sell This Version
SB 2013 The Matt Catingub Big Band Featuring Mavis Rivers The Matt Catingub Big Band Featuring Mavis Rivers - My Mommy & Me (Album) Sea Breeze Jazz SB 2013 US 1983 Sell This Version
4002 Mavis Rivers It's A Good Day (Album) Delos 4002 US 1984 Sell This Version
RR-14 Matt Catingub Feat. Mavis Rivers Matt Catingub Feat. Mavis Rivers - Your Friendly Neighborhood Big Band(LP) Reference Recordings RR-14 US 1984 Sell This Version
RR-14CD Matt Catingub Feat. Mavis Rivers Matt Catingub Feat. Mavis Rivers - Your Friendly Neighborhood Big Band(CD) Reference Recordings RR-14CD US 1989 Sell This Version
#103CD The Red Norvo Quintet* With Guest Vocalists Mavis Rivers And Ella Mae Morse The Red Norvo Quintet* With Guest Vocalists Mavis Rivers And Ella Mae Morse - The Red Norvo Quintet(CD, Album, RM, Mono) Studio West #103CD US 1990 Sell This Version
CDSB-111 The Matt Catingub Big Band Featuring Mavis Rivers The Matt Catingub Big Band Featuring Mavis Rivers - I'm Getting Cement All Over You (Ewe)(CD) Sea Breeze Jazz CDSB-111 US 1991 Sell This Version
SM-1447 Alfred Newman And Ken Darby With Mavis Rivers Alfred Newman And Ken Darby With Mavis Rivers - Ports Of Paradise(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records SM-1447 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Z22 Mavis Rivers Dear Hearts And Gentle People(10", Single, Mono) TANZA Z22 New Zealand 1949 Sell This Version
S 118 Esme Stephens With The Zodiac Mellotones / Mavis Rivers, Julian Lee With The Zodiac Mellotones Esme Stephens With The Zodiac Mellotones / Mavis Rivers, Julian Lee With The Zodiac Mellotones - Ay-Round The Corner(Shellac, 10") Stebbing S 118 New Zealand 1952 Sell This Version
R-20.115 Mavis Rivers Footsteps Of A Fool (7", Promo) Reprise Records R-20.115 US 1961 Sell This Version
R.20115 Mavis Rivers Slightly Out Of Tune (Desafinado)(7", 4pi) Reprise Records R.20115 UK 1962 Sell This Version
EAP 1-1294 Mavis Rivers Hooray For Love(7") Capitol Records EAP 1-1294 US Unknown Sell This Version
4333 Mavis Rivers So Rare(7") Capitol Records 4333 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

VJ-018 Ann Richards / Mavis Rivers Ann Richards / Mavis Rivers - Live At The Losers / We Remember Mildred Bailey(CD, Comp, RM) Vee Jay Records, Blue Moon (4) VJ-018 Spain 1997 Sell This Version

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