In 1955 she moved to the United States. She married Glicerio Reyes "David" Catingub, a Filipino singer and bass player, in that year, and they had two sons, Matt, a musician and arranger, and Reynaldo. She died in 1992 due to a stroke after a concert in Los Angeles.
- Take a Number (Capitol, 1959)
- The Simple Life (Capitol, 1960)
- Hooray for Love (Capitol, 1960)
- Swing Along with Mavis (Reprise, 1961)
- Mavis (Reprise, 1961)
- Mavis Meets Shorty with Shorty Rogers (Reprise, 1963)
- We Remember Mildred Bailey with Red Norvo (Vee Jay, 1965)
- It's a Good Day (Delos, 1984)
With Matt Catingub
- My Mommy and Me (Sea Breeze, 1983)
- Your Friendly Neighborhood Big Band (Reference, 1984)
- High Tech Big Band (Sea Breeze, 1985)
- I'm Getting Cement All Over You (Ewe) (Sea Breeze, 1991)
- Rivers, Shane. "Mavis Chloe Rivers". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
- Jason Birchmeier. "AllMusic Mavis Rivers". Retrieved 17 September 2018.
- "Mavis Rivers, 63; Jazz Singer". The Los Angeles Times. 1 June 1992. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
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