Alois Maxwell "Al" Hirt (November 7, 1922 – April 27, 1999) was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album Honey in the Horn (1963), and for the theme music to The Green Hornet. His nicknames included "Jumbo" and "The Round Mound of Sound".
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Played in New Orleans bands until 1923 when his idol, King Joe Oliver asked him to join his Chicago-based Original Creole Jazz Band. Two years later he was featured with Fletcher Henderson's New York Orchestra. Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans around 1900. As a youth was incarcerated at a waif's home for firing a pistol on New Year's Day. Here he learned to play the cornet. Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra.
Al Hirt, the portly Dixieland jazz trumpeter who was a symbol of the exuberant laissez-faire way of life of New Orleans, died yesterday at home in New Orleans. He was 76. Mr. Hirt had been hospitalized until last week at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, L. with liver ailments, Peggy Stegman, his personal assistant, said. He had used a wheelchair for the last year because of edema in his leg, she said. One of the nation's most recognizable performers in the 1960's, Mr. Hirt recorded 55 albums in his career and won a Grammy award in 1963 for the song ''Java. He started his own band in 1950 and a combo with Mr. Fountain in 1955. In 1960, he signed with RCA Records, which released his first album the following year. His most popular albums included ''Greatest Horn,'' ''He's the King'' and ''Bourbon Street. He also had a pop single hit with ''Cotton Candy.
Ayrıca Al Hirt şarkıcısına ait diğer albümleri de görebilirsiniz. The Sound of Christmas Al Hirt. Al Hirt - Greatest Hits Series Al Hirt. Our Man in New Orleans Al Hirt. All Time Greatest Hits Al Hirt. Beauty And The Beard Al Hirt. Honey In The Horn Al Hirt.
Al Hirt Trumpeter Al Hirt was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album Honey in the Horn, and for the theme song to The Green Hornet. Music, Art & more.
The Very Best Of - Al Hirt, Pete Fountain. Honey In The Horn and Our Man in New Orleans - Al Hirt. Sugar Lips - Al Hirt. Swingin' Dixie - Al Hirt.
|A1||After You've Gone|
|A2||Over The Waves|
|A3||While We Dance At The Mardi Gras|
|B1||Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye|
|B2||It's A Sin To Tell A Lie|
|B4||Floatin' Down To Cotton Town|
|SLP 211||Al Hirt||And His New Orleans All Stars (LP, Album, Mono)||Southland Records||SLP 211||US||Unknown|