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Alvin Alcorn

tr, 1912-2003 US, New Orleans
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Alvin Elmore Alcorn

American jazz trumpeter. Born: September 07, 1912 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Died: July 10 (or 17), 2003 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Taught by George McCullum and brother Oliver, probably influenced by Buddy Petit. Had own youngsters' band, played jitney dances with Joe Robichaux (piano). Then mostly travelling with reading bands. First recording with Don Albert and his Orchestra (San Antonio, 1936). After World War II, was in New Orleans groups. Played with the Olympia brass band on the soundtrack of the Bond Film Live and Let Die and played the New Orleans Assassin. Still active in New Orleans in 1970. (from "Deep South Piano" by Karl Gert zur Heide)

     
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Brass
Popular Tracks   
Ting-a-Ling on Southland Sessions by Alvin Alcorn
At the Jazzband Ball on Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn
Original Dixieland One Step on Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn
The Blues on Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn
It Feels so Fine - Live on Live at Earthquake Mcgoon's, Vol. 1 by Alvin Alcorn & Paul 'Polo' Barnes
Dippermouth Blues on Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn
Over the Waves on Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn
Hindustan on Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn
Down by the Old Mill Stream on Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn
Roses of Picardy on Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Sounds Of New Orleans Vol.5Alvin Alcorn1988Album
Alvin Alcorn And His New Orleans Jazz BandAlvin Alcorn1975Album
Ricardo's Jazzmen Featuring Alvin AlcornRicardo's Jazzmen, Alvin Alcorn1973Album
Barnes, Alcorn, & BigardPaul Barnes, Alvin Alcorn, Alex Bigard1967Album
The New Orleans All StarsAlvin Alcorn, Jimmy Archey, Darnell Howard, Alton Purnell, Pops Foster, Josiah "Cie" FrazierAlbum
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