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Alberto Socarras

fl, *1908 CU
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Alberto Socarrás Estacio

Cuban-American flautist, clarinetist and saxophonist, born 19 September 1908, died in New York, 26 August 1987. Studied flute with his mother in Cuba and at Timothy Music Conservatory in New York, where he had moved at age 18. Introduced the flute to jazz in his recordings with Clarence Williams, to whom he was introduced by Joe Jordan (2).

        
Instruments
  • Flute
  • Alto sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Blues
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
The Honeydripper (Mambo) on Perlas Cubanas: Latin Impressions by Alberto Socarras
Masabi on The Music of Cuba - Vintage Cuban Music / Recordings 1926 - 1942 by Various Artists
Pacto con el Diablo on The Music of Cuba - Vintage Cuban Music / Recordings 1926 - 1942 by Various Artists
Frenesí (Cha Cha Chá Bolero) on Perlas Cubanas: Latin Impressions by Alberto Socarras
Twelfth Street on Perlas Cubanas: Latin Impressions by Alberto Socarras
Nola Mambo on Perlas Cubanas: Latin Impressions by Alberto Socarras
Capricho Brujo (Mambo) on Perlas Cubanas: Latin Impressions by Alberto Socarras
Hora Staccato (Mambo) on Perlas Cubanas: Latin Impressions by Alberto Socarras
Madrid (Cha Cha Chá Bolero) on Perlas Cubanas: Latin Impressions by Alberto Socarras
Pretty Little Poppy (Amapola) on Perlas Cubanas: Latin Impressions by Alberto Socarras

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Alberto SocarrasAlberto Socarras2017Album
Los Amigos Panamericanos Featuring Alberto Socarrás, Noro MoralesLos Amigos Pan Americanos Featuring Alberto Socarras, Noro Morales1998Compil.
Latin Impressions By SocarrasAlberto Socarras1956Album
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