ALVIN ALCORN
Classic (1920s) Jazz / Original New Orleans Jazz • United States

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Alvin Alcorn's playing with Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band during 1954-1956 (which was well documented by Good Time Jazz and has been reissued in the Original Jazz Classics series) was simple but frequently superb. He was an expert at leading ensembles, had an attractive tone and was both subtle and occasionally powerful, building up ensembles to an explosive level. Taught music theory by his brother, Alcorn's early years were active if now cloaked in obscurity. He freelanced in New Orleans (playing with Armand J. Piron's Sunny South Syncopators during 1930-1931) and toured with Don Albert's Texas-based swing band during 1932-1937, making one recording date but probably not taking any solos. Alcorn worked in New Orleans from 1937 on, playing with many groups including those led by Paul Barbarin, Sidney Desvigne, Oscar Celestin (1951), and Octave Crosby. Alcorn moved to Los Angeles in 1954 to join Ory, and their four records read more...
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Sounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin AlcornSounds Of New Orleans, Vol. 5 by Alvin Alcorn
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Now He's the King, Rarities 20
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1971
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Alvin Alcorn And His New Orleans Jazz Band
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1975
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Sounds of New Orleans, Vol. 5
Original New Orleans Jazz 1990
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Gay Paree Stompers
Original New Orleans Jazz 1994

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The Right-to-Profit State and All That Jazz
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1967
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Louisiana & All That Jazz : One More Time
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1976
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Live at Earthquake McGoon's, Vol.1
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1994
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Live at Earthquake McGoon's Vol.2
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1994
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At The Swing Club with The Bovisa Jazz Band
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2009

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