Latest Artie Shaw News



Shaw's Son Charged With Weapons Possession

9th November 2010

The celebrity tattoo artist son of big band legend ARTIE SHAW is facing a slew of weapons possession charges after he was arrested in New York on Sunday (07Nov10).Jonathan Shaw - who has inked celebrities...

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Gardner And Sinatra Thief Sentenced

5th October 2006

A woman has been sentenced to 30 months for stealing prized heirlooms and original FRANK SINATRA recordings from the estate of late Hollywood star AVA GARDNER. Prosecutors say RENEE SYKES took more than $1...

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Eighth Wife Awarded Half Of Shaw's Estate

25th July 2006

The ex-wife of late jazz musician ARTIE SHAW has been awarded $1.5 million (GBP768,000) by a jury in California - half of the STAR DUST hitmaker's estate. EVELYN KEYNES, who featured in the legendary 1939...

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Ava Gardner Honoured With Post Office

23rd March 2006

Late movie icon AVA GARDNER has been honoured with her own post office in the county where she grew up. Smithfield Post Office in Johnston County, North Carolina was renamed the Ava Gardner Post Office...

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Mayer Forbade Family Life For Turner

29th August 2005

Hollywood mogul LOUIS B MAYER was so controlling over his protege's lives, he banned LANA TURNER from having a child with her husband ARTIE SHAW. Within weeks of their 1940 wedding, Mayer arrived at...

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Jazz Man Artie Shaw Dies

31st December 2004

Celebrated jazz clarinetist ARTIE SHAW has died in California, aged 94. The musician, who was married to stunners AVA GARDNER and LANA TURNER, is famous for his renditions of standards like BEGIN THE BEGUINE...

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Happy Christmas For Grammy Greats

28th December 2003

It has been a great Christmas (03) for legendary singer/songwriter CAROL KING, MOTOWN musicians THE FUNK BROTHERS and jazzmen ARTIE SHAW and SONNY ROLLINS - they'll all receive lifetime achievement honours at the GRAMMY AWARDS....

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