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Al Casey

g, *1915 US
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Albert Aloysius Casey

American jazz guitarist, born: September 15, 1915, Louisville, Kentucky (There are doubts about his real birth date, Eric B. Borgman states he may have been born in 1917), died: September 11, 2005, New York City, New York Casey, growing up in New York City, joined Thomas Fats Waller's band in the early 1930's, & worked with him until Waller's passing in 1943. He also worked with the likes of Teddy Wilson, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Pettiford, Earl Hines, & King Curtis. Joining the The Harlem Blues & Jazz Band in 1981, Al Casey remained active into his late 80's. **!Not to be confused with Al Casey (2), session guitarist, rockabilly artist,& Duane Eddy collaborator.

  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Electric guitar
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • R&B/Soul
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Blue Suede Shoes - Demo Version on Martians, Demons and Fools Like Me: The MCI Records Story 1954-61 by Various Artists
The Hearse on Lost Legends of Surf Guitar IV: Shockwave! by Various Artists
Wail Of The Scromph on The World Of Swing by Various Artists
Mandy on Fats Waller by Various Artists
Drivin' on The Return Of The Green Gretsch by Al Casey
Let's Pretend There's a Moon on Fats Waller by Various Artists
You're Not the Only Oyster in the Stew on Fats Waller by Various Artists
Thunder Cloud on Dancehall Stringbusters! V1 by Various Artists
Autumn Leaves on Guitar Lounge Favorites by Al Casey
I Will Wait for You on Guitar Lounge Favorites by Al Casey

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Six Swinging StringsAl Casey Featuring Gene Rodgers2012Album
ScatterbrainsThe Humphrey Lyttelton Rhythmakers, Kenny Davern & Al Casey2003Album
4 Acoustic Guitar Giants (1927/1946)Teddy Bunn • Al Casey • Lonnie Johnson • Django Reinhardt2002Compil.
Shout For JoyNeville Dickie & His Rhythm Kings Featuring Al Casey1997Album
Miles Davis First RecordingRubberlegs Williams With Herbie Fields' Band, Miles Davis, Herbie Fields, Teddy Brannon, Al Casey, Leonard Gaskin, Eddie Nicholson1987Single
October SongWally Fawkes & Friends Featuring Al Casey With Guest Appearance By Humphrey Lyttelton1986Album
Al Casey Remembers King CurtisAl Casey1985Album
Genius Of The Jazz GuitarAl Casey1983Album
Louis Armstrong With Fats Waller In Rare 1938 SessionLouis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Al Casey, George Wettling, Fats Waller1981Compil.
Six Swinging StringsAl Casey Featuring Gene Rodgers1981Album
PopsLouis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Al Casey, George Wettling1980Album
Guitar OdysseyBilly Butler / Al Casey / Jackie Williams1974Album
Jumpin' With AlAl Casey1974Album
Buck Jumpin'Al Casey1960Album
Jazz Off The Air (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1Roy Eldridge / Flip Phillips / Eddie Safranski / Al Casey / Specs Powell / Mike Colicchio / Mel Tormé1952Album
Honeysuckle Rose / Flip And Jazz [Part 1]Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, Specs Powell1947Album
Flip And Jazz [Part 2] / Flip And Jazz [Part 3]Roy Eldridge, Flip Phillips, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, Specs Powell1947Album
Martin Block's WNEW Swing ShowLouis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Al Casey, George WettlingAlbum
How High The Moon / LoverFlip Phillips, Roy Eldridge, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, Specs Powell / Mel TorméAlbum
ScatterbrainsThe Humphrey Lyttelton Rhythmakers Featuring Al Casey & Kenny DavernAlbum
Best Of FriendsJay McShann & Al CaseyAlbum
The Metropolitan Opera House Jam Session Vol. 3 Jan. 26th 1944Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Red Norvo, Art Tatum, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Al Casey, Oscar Pettiford, Sid Weiss, Sidney Catlett, Morey Feld, Billie Holiday, Mildred BaileyCompil.
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