AL COHN

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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. He was actually overshadowed by Stan Getz and Zoot Sims during this period but, unlike the other two tenors, he also contributed arrangements, including "The Goof and I." He was with Artie Shaw's short-lived bop orchestra (1949), and then spent the 1950s quite busy as a recording artist (making his first dates as a leader in 1950), arranger for both jazz and non-jazz settings, and a performer. Starting in 1956, and continuing on an irregular basis for decades, Cohn co-led a quintet with Zoot Sims. The read more...
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AL COHN Al Cohn Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn Quartet
Bop 1950
AL COHN Al Cohn Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn Quintet
Bop 1954
AL COHN Al Cohn Quartet With Henri Renaud album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn Quartet With Henri Renaud
Bop 1954
AL COHN East Coast - West Coast Scene album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
East Coast - West Coast Scene
Bop 1955
AL COHN The Jazz Workshop - Four Brass, One Tenor album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Jazz Workshop - Four Brass, One Tenor
Bop 1955
AL COHN The Natural Seven album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Natural Seven
Bop 1955
AL COHN Mr. Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mr. Music
Bop 1955
AL COHN Cohn on the Saxophone (aka Be Loose) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cohn on the Saxophone (aka Be Loose)
Cool Jazz 1956
AL COHN Cohn's Tones (aka  The Progressive Al Cohn) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cohn's Tones (aka The Progressive Al Cohn)
Bop 1956
AL COHN From A to Z album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From A to Z
Cool Jazz 1956
AL COHN The Sax Section (aka Saxes In Hi-Fi) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Sax Section (aka Saxes In Hi-Fi)
Bop 1956
AL COHN The Brothers! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Brothers!
Cool Jazz 1956
AL COHN Al and Zoot album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al and Zoot
Cool Jazz 1957
AL COHN Al Cohn Quintet (feat. Bob Brookmeyer) (aka Jazz Lab Vol.5) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn Quintet (feat. Bob Brookmeyer) (aka Jazz Lab Vol.5)
Cool Jazz 1957
AL COHN Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet : You 'N Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet : You 'N Me
Cool Jazz 1960
AL COHN Al Cohn & Zoot Sims ‎: Al & Zoot In London album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn & Zoot Sims ‎: Al & Zoot In London
Bop 1967
AL COHN Broadway/1954 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Broadway/1954
Bop 1970
AL COHN Body and Soul (with Zoot Sims) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Body and Soul (with Zoot Sims)
Cool Jazz 1973
AL COHN Play It Now album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Play It Now
Bop 1975
AL COHN Motoring Along album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Motoring Along
Cool Jazz 1975
AL COHN America album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
America
Bop 1976
AL COHN True Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
True Blue
Bop 1977
AL COHN Silver Blue (with Dexter Gordon) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Silver Blue (with Dexter Gordon)
Bop 1977
AL COHN Al Cohn & Jimmy Rowles ‎: Heavy Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn & Jimmy Rowles ‎: Heavy Love
Bop 1978
AL COHN No Problem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No Problem
Bop 1980
AL COHN Nonpareil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nonpareil
Bop 1981
AL COHN Al Cohn / Billy Mitchell / Dolo Coker / Leroy Vinnegar / Frank Butler ‎: Xanadu In Africa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn / Billy Mitchell / Dolo Coker / Leroy Vinnegar / Frank Butler ‎: Xanadu In Africa
Bop 1981
AL COHN Overtones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Overtones
Bop 1982
AL COHN Standards of Excellence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Standards of Excellence
Bop 1984
AL COHN Rifftide album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rifftide
Bop 1987
AL COHN Either Way album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Either Way
Cool Jazz 1992
AL COHN Al Cohn Meets The Jazz Seven: Keeper of the Flame album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn Meets The Jazz Seven: Keeper of the Flame
Bop 1992

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AL COHN live albums

AL COHN That Old Feeling album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
That Old Feeling
Bop 1956
AL COHN Son Of Drum Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Son Of Drum Suite
Big Band 1961
AL COHN Tour de Force album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tour de Force
Bop 1982
AL COHN Night Flight To Dakar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Night Flight To Dakar
Bop 1982
AL COHN The Final Performance Volume One (aka Al Cohn Meets Al Porcino) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Final Performance Volume One (aka Al Cohn Meets Al Porcino)
Big Band 1989
AL COHN Skylark album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Skylark
Bop 1996
AL COHN Easy as Pie 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy as Pie "Live" at the Left Bank
Cool Jazz 2000
AL COHN In Concert April 17, 1986 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Concert April 17, 1986
Bop 2001

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AL COHN Al Cohn Compositions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Al Cohn Compositions
Bop 1953
AL COHN The Birdland Stars On Tour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Birdland Stars On Tour
Cool Jazz 1983
AL COHN The Birdlanders, vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Birdlanders, vol. 2
Bop 2000
AL COHN Mosaic Select 27: Al Cohn, Joe Newman & Freddie Green album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mosaic Select 27: Al Cohn, Joe Newman & Freddie Green
Bop 2007

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