Charlie Spivak and His Orch.
Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra
Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
Charlie Spivak, His Trumpet and His Orchestra
- Real name
- Charles Spivak
- February 17, 1907
- March 1, 1982
- United States
- Kiev, Ukraine-born big band trumpeter and bandleader. As a sideman in the bands of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Jack Teagarden, Ray Noble, Bob Crosby and Ben Pollack, he built a formidable reputation as a lead trumpeter. Spivak, helped both artistically and financially by his mentor Glenn Miller, formed his own band featuring top-notch players, like Nelson Riddle, in 1940 and was quite successful.
Irene Daye Spouse (1950-1971)
Popular Covers by Charlie Spivak
Released on Yesterday's Gardenias (1942)