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Al Porcino

tr, 1925-2013 DE, New York City
Musician of Jazz

Al Porcino (May 14, 1925 – December 31, 2013) was an American lead trumpeter.Porcino began playing professionally in 1943, and played in many of the big bands of the 1940s and 1950s, including those of Georgie Auld, Louis Prima, Jerry Wald, Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, and Chubby Jackson. He played with Woody Herman in 1946, 1949-1950, and again in 1954. He also did two stints with Stan Kenton, in 1947-48 and 1954-55. In the 1950s, he played with Pete Rugolo, Count Basie, Elliot Lawrence, and Charlie Barnet.He died in Munich on December 31, 2013.

        
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Vocals
  • Flugelhorn
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Rhodas Map on Greetings and Salutations by Thad Jones
Mach 2 on Greetings and Salutations by Thad Jones
My Centennial on Greetings and Salutations by Thad Jones
Day In, Day Out on Big Band Live ! by Al Porcino
Out Of Nowhere on Big Band Live ! by Al Porcino
The Man With A Horn on Big Band Live ! by Al Porcino
The Big Cat on Big Band Live ! by Al Porcino
The One I Love on Big Band Live ! by Al Porcino
TNT on Big Band Live ! by Al Porcino
Lush Life on Big Band Live ! by Al Porcino

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Goodbye To A FriendBig Band Burghausen Leitung Al Porcino1995Album
Al Cohn Meets Al PorcinoAl Cohn Meets Al Porcino1993Album
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