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.
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Albums

T-1210, T 1210 Mavis Rivers - Take A Number album art Mavis Rivers Take A Number (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T-1210, T 1210 US 1959 Sell This Version
STAO-1447, STAO 1447 Mavis Rivers - Ports Of Paradise album art Alfred Newman And Ken Darby With Mavis Rivers Alfred Newman And Ken Darby With Mavis Rivers - Ports Of Paradise (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records STAO-1447, STAO 1447 Canada 1960 Sell This Version
T-1408 Mavis Rivers - The Simple Life album art Mavis Rivers The Simple Life (Album) Capitol Records T-1408 UK 1960 Sell This Version
ST 1294 Mavis Rivers - Hooray For Love album art Mavis Rivers Hooray For Love (Album) Capitol Records ST 1294 US 1960 Sell This Version
RV. 2007 Mavis Rivers - Swing Along With Mavis album art Mavis Rivers Swing Along With Mavis (Album) Reprise Records RV. 2007 France 1961 Sell This Version
R-2002 Mavis Rivers - Mavis album art Mavis Rivers Mavis (Album) Reprise Records R-2002 US 1961 Sell This Version
R9-6074 Mavis Rivers - Mavis Meets Shorty album art Mavis Rivers And Shorty Rogers Mavis Rivers And Shorty Rogers - Mavis Meets Shorty (Album) Reprise Records R9-6074 US 1963 Sell This Version
VJ-1132 Mavis Rivers - We Remember Mildred Bailey album art Mavis Rivers & Red Norvo Mavis Rivers & Red Norvo - We Remember Mildred Bailey (Album) Vee Jay Records, Vee Jay Records VJ-1132 US 1964 Sell This Version
SB 2013 Mavis Rivers - My Mommy & Me album art 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
DMS 4002 Mavis Rivers - It's A Good Day album art Mavis Rivers It's A Good Day (Album) Delos DMS 4002 US 1984 Sell This Version
RR-14 Mavis Rivers - Your Friendly Neighborhood Big Band album art Matt Catingub Feat. Mavis Rivers Matt Catingub Feat. Mavis Rivers - Your Friendly Neighborhood Big Band (Album) Reference Recordings RR-14 US 1984 Sell This Version
#103CD Mavis Rivers - The Red Norvo Quintet album art 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, Mono, RM) Studio West #103CD US 1990 Sell This Version
CDSB-111 Mavis Rivers - I'm Getting Cement All Over You (Ewe) album art 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
CDODE467 Mavis Rivers - New Zealand Heritage Series Jazz Concert 1950 Auckland Town Hall album art Crombie Murdoch, George Campbell, Mavis Rivers, Thompson Randell Crombie Murdoch, George Campbell, Mavis Rivers, Thompson Randell - New Zealand Heritage Series Jazz Concert 1950 Auckland Town Hall(CD) Ode Records CDODE467 New Zealand 2012 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Z42 Mavis Rivers - Oye Negra / Candy And Cake album art Mavis Rivers With Nancy Harrie Mavis Rivers With Nancy Harrie - Oye Negra / Candy And Cake(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z42 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z17 Mavis Rivers - Someone Like You / I'll String Along With You album art Mavis Rivers Someone Like You / I'll String Along With You(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z17 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z23 Mavis Rivers - Canadian Capers / My Dream Is Yours album art Mavis Rivers With Nancy Harrie And Her Rhythm Mavis Rivers With Nancy Harrie And Her Rhythm - Canadian Capers / My Dream Is Yours(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z23 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z25 Mavis Rivers - The Birthday Waltz / Bridget O'Flynn album art Mavis Rivers And The Knaves (2) / The Knaves (2) Mavis Rivers And The Knaves (2) / The Knaves (2) - The Birthday Waltz / Bridget O'Flynn(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z25 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z22 Mavis Rivers - Dear Hearts And Gentle People / Molly Maloney's Wedding album art Mavis Rivers Dear Hearts And Gentle People / Molly Maloney's Wedding(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z22 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z71 Mavis Rivers - Rose, Rose, I Love You / Choc'late Ice Cream Cone album art Mavis Rivers Rose, Rose, I Love You / Choc'late Ice Cream Cone(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z71 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version
Z.83 Mavis Rivers - How High The Moon / Mark's Boogie album art Mark Kahi And Mavis Rivers / Mark Kahi And His Four Guitars* Mark Kahi And Mavis Rivers / Mark Kahi And His Four Guitars* - How High The Moon / Mark's Boogie(Shellac, 10") Tanza Z.83 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version
Z72 Mavis Rivers - Mockin' Bird Hill / Columbus Stockade Blues album art Mavis Rivers Mockin' Bird Hill / Columbus Stockade Blues(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z72 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version
Z.82 Mavis Rivers - Aba Daba Honeymoon / Rainy Day Refrain album art Nancy Harrie With Mavis Rivers Nancy Harrie With Mavis Rivers - Aba Daba Honeymoon / Rainy Day Refrain(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z.82 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version
S 121 Mavis Rivers - Noodlin' Rag album art Mavis Rivers Noodlin' Rag(Shellac, 10") Stebbing S 121 New Zealand 1952 Sell This Version
Z119 Mavis Rivers - I Wish I Wuz / I Might Fall Back On You album art Mavis Rivers And Peter Gwynne With The Astor Trio Mavis Rivers And Peter Gwynne With The Astor Trio - I Wish I Wuz / I Might Fall Back On You(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z119 New Zealand 1952 Sell This Version