Al Cohn's America is a jazz album by saxophonist Al Cohn, recorded in 1976 for Xanadu Records. Freed of his usual writing duties, Cohn sounds exuberant jamming through seven songs". America the Beautiful" (Katherine Lee Bates, Samuel A. Ward) - 5:04. Night and Day" (Cole Porter) - 8:34. My Shining Hour" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 8:33. Bright" (Al Cohn) - 5:09.
In addition to some superior standards (including "My Shining Hour," "Night Aand Day" and "Skylark"), Cohn performs a memorable bossa-nova version of "America the Beautiful. This LP is recommended although, as is true with most of Xanadu releases, this music has not yet reappeared on CD. Track Listing.
Al Cohn's Tones (Savoy MG 12048). Al Cohn, tenor sax; George Wallington, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Tiny Kahn, drums. Al Cohn - Broadway/1954 (Prestige PR 7819). Hal Stein, alto sax; Al Cohn, tenor sax; Harvey Leonard, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; Christy Febbo, drums. Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 29, 1954. Red Mitchell's Blues (as Help Keep Your City Clean Blues). Al Cohn's America (Xanadu 138). Al Cohn, tenor sax; Barry Harris, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Leroy Williams, drums. NYC, December 6, 1976. America The Beautiful. Night And Day. My Shining Hour.
Download the album or mp3, watch videos Al Cohn. All video clips of all the songs are here. Profile of the performer Al Cohn: American jazz saxophonist, born 24 November 1925, died 15 February 1988 in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. In the 40s he played in "Woody Herman's Second Herd", where he was known as one of the "Four Brothers" together with Zoot Sims, Stan Getz and Serge Chaloff. Video clips of Al Cohn
Al Cohn (November 24, 1925 – February 15, 1988) was an American jazz saxophonist, arranger and composer. He came to prominence in the band of clarinetist Woody Herman and was known for his longtime musical partnership with fellow saxophonist Zoot Sims. Alvin Gilbert Cohn was born in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to his work as a jazz tenor saxophonist, Cohn was widely respected as an arranger
The Al Cohn Quintet Featuring Bobby Brookmeyer. Bob Brookmeyer, Mose Allison, Al Cohn. 2016 Remastered 2017. Al Cohn & Bob Brookmeyer; Bonus Track Version. Jazzmatic by Al Cohn.
AL COHN is a cool jazz, big band bop music artist. An excellent tenor saxophonist and a superior arranger/composer, Al Cohn was greatly admired by his fellow musicians. Early gigs included associations with Joe Marsala (1943), Georgie Auld, Boyd Raeburn (1946), Alvino Rey, and Buddy Rich (1947). But it was when he replaced Herbie Steward as one of the "Four Brothers" with Woody Herman's Second Herd (1948-1949) that Cohn began to make a strong impression.
|1||America the Beautiful Katherine Lee Bates / Samuel A. Ward||Al Cohn|
|2||Night and Day Cole Porter||Al Cohn|
|3||My Shining Hour Harold Arlen / Johnny Mercer||Al Cohn|
|5||Skylark Hoagy Carmichael / Johnny Mercer||Al Cohn|
|6||Woody 'N You Dizzy Gillespie||Al Cohn|
|7||Comin' in Home||Al Cohn|
Performer: Al Cohn
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