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

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
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
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
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
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

Z17 Mavis Rivers Someone Like You(Shellac, 10", Mono) TANZA Z17 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z25 Mavis Rivers, The Knaves (2) Mavis Rivers, The Knaves (2) - The Birthday Waltz(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z25 New Zealand 1950 Sell This Version
Z22 Mavis Rivers Dear Hearts And Gentle People(Shellac, 10", Mono) 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
Z.71 Mavis Rivers Rose, Rose, I Love You(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z.71 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version
Z72 Mavis Rivers Mockin' Bird Hill(Shellac, 10", Mono) TANZA Z72 New Zealand 1951 Sell This Version
Z.82 Nancy Harrie With Mavis Rivers Nancy Harrie With Mavis Rivers - Aba Daba Honeymoon(Shellac, 10") TANZA Z.82 New Zealand 1951 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
Mavis Rivers Footsteps Of A Fool Reprise Records 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

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