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.
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Mavis Rivers Discography

Albums

Mavis Rivers Take A Number (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Mavis Rivers The Simple Life (Album) Capitol Records UK 1960 Sell This Version
Alfred Newman And Ken Darby With Mavis Rivers Alfred Newman And Ken Darby With Mavis Rivers - Ports Of Paradise (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records Canada 1960 Sell This Version
Mavis Rivers Hooray For Love (Album) Capitol Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Mavis Rivers Swing Along With Mavis (Album) Reprise Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Mavis Rivers Mavis (Album) Reprise Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Mavis Rivers And Shorty Rogers Mavis Rivers And Shorty Rogers - Mavis Meets Shorty (Album) Reprise Records US 1963 Sell This Version
VJ-1132 Mavis Rivers & Red Norvo Mavis Rivers & Red Norvo - We Remember Mildred Bailey(LP, Album, Mono, Promo) Vee Jay Records VJ-1132 US 1964 Sell This Version
Mavis Rivers & Red Norvo Mavis Rivers & Red Norvo - We Remember Mildred Bailey (Album) Vee Jay Records, Vee Jay Records US 1965 Sell This Version
The Matt Catingub Big Band Featuring Mavis Rivers The Matt Catingub Big Band Featuring Mavis Rivers - My Mommy & Me (Album) Sea Breeze Jazz US 1983 Sell This Version
Matt Catingub Feat. Mavis Rivers Matt Catingub Feat. Mavis Rivers - Your Friendly Neighborhood Big Band (Album) Reference Recordings US 1984 Sell This Version
Mavis Rivers It's A Good Day (Album) Delos US 1984 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, Mono, RM) 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
KOC 8551 Mavis Rivers, Red Norvo Mavis Rivers, Red Norvo - We Remember Mildred Bailey(CD, Album, RE) Koch Jazz KOC 8551 US 2000 Sell This Version
22YB 2086 Ann Richards / Mavis Rivers Ann Richards / Mavis Rivers - Live At The Losers / We Remember Mildred Bailey(LP, OBI) Vee Jay Records 22YB 2086 Japan Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Z23 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 1949 Sell This Version
Z42 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(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z17 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z25 Mavis Rivers, The Knaves (2) Mavis Rivers, 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(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z22 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z119 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", Mono) TANZA Z119 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version
Z71 Mavis Rivers Rose, Rose, I Love You / Choc'late Ice Cream Cone(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z71 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version
Z.83 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(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z72 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version

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