Born Abraham Shadrinsky, Shad's career as a producer began with Savoy Records and National Records (2) in the 1940's. He produced, among other jazz musicians, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, Maynard Ferguson, The Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet, Billy Eckstine, Dinah Washington, & Quincy Jones. Other notable artists he worked with include Patti Page, Vic Damone, and The Platters, Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Janis Joplin (Big Brother & The Holding Company) & Ted Nugent (The Amboy Dukes).
Among his labels were Sittin' In With, Time Records (3), Brent Records, Mainstream Records, and Shad.
Bob Shad Discography
- 22 Writing & Arrangement
- 3 Conducting & Leading
- 229 Production
- 4 Technical
- 2 Visual
- 8 Acting, Literary & Spoken
- 80 Management
|S/2097||Bob Shad||After Hours New York (LP)||Series 2000||S/2097||US||1964||Sell This Version|
|S/2025||Bob Shad||Like Bongos (LP, Gat)||Series 2000||S/2025||US||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|Bob Shad||Feeling Good (Funk, Soul & Deep Jazz Gems: The Supreme Sound Of Producer Bob Shad) (Comp)||Wewantsounds||UK||2016||Sell This Version|