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Al Cohn (Alvin Gilbert Cohn)

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Biography

Brooklyn, New York, USA
Composer and saxophonist, educated in private music study, and a saxophonoist with the orchestras of Alvino Rey, Joe Marsala, Buddy Rich, and Woody herman. He performed on the radio version of "Your Hit Parade", and arranged for RCA Victor in 1955-1956, also performing as saxophonist on many records. In 1957 he formed his own quintet, and appeared in night clubs and in jazz festivals. Read more...