Charlie Spivak (born February 17, 1905 (or) 1907 (probably), Kiev, Ukraine - died March 1, 1982, Greenville, South Carolina, USA) was a Ukrainian-born American jazz trumpeter and bandleader. He worked with: Carmen Cavallaro's Orchestra, Paul Specht's Orchestra (1924-'30), Ben Pollack (1931-'34), The Dorsey Brothers (1934-'35) and Ray Noble. During the years 1936 and 1937, he recorded in studios with the orchestras of Bob Crosby, Tommy Dorsey and Jack Teagarden. In November 1939, he formed his own band which was successful and continued until 1959. In 1950 he married Irene Daye who became his manager until her death in 1971.
All Star Band (4), Ben Pollack And His Orchestra, Benny Goodman And HIS All Stars, Bob Crosby And His Orchestra, Charlie Spivak And His Orchestra, Gil Rodin And His Orchestra, Glenn Miller And His Orchestra, Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra, Larry Clinton And His Orchestra, Metronome All Stars, Ray Noble And His Orchestra
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