HAL SINGER

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Harold Joseph Singer (October 8, 1919 – August 18, 2020), also known as Hal "Cornbread" Singer, was an American R&B and jazz bandleader and saxophonist. He was the last surviving male survivor of the Tulsa race massacre.

Singer was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma's African-American district, Greenwood. He was a survivor of the Tulsa race riot (also called the Tulsa massacre, Greenwood Massacre, or the Black Wall Street Massacre), which took place on May 31 and June 1, 1921. Singer grew up in Greenwood where he studied violin as a child but, as a teenager, switched to clarinet and then tenor saxophone, which became his instrument of choice.

From the late 1930s Singer began playing in local bands, including Ernie Fields', before joining Jay McShann's orchestra in 1943 and then moving to New York. After working in other bands, he joined Oran "Hot Lips" Page's band in 1947 and began working
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HAL SINGER Hal Singer With Charlie Shavers : Blue Stompin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hal Singer With Charlie Shavers : Blue Stompin'
Blues 1959
HAL SINGER Blues In The Night album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues In The Night
Blues 1964
HAL SINGER Milt and Hal album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Milt and Hal
Swing 1968
HAL SINGER Paris Soul Food album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Paris Soul Food
Funk Jazz 1969
HAL SINGER Blues And News album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues And News
Hard Bop 1971
HAL SINGER Soul Of Africa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Of Africa
World Fusion 1974
HAL SINGER The Hal Singer Jazz Quartet ‎: Soweto To Harlem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Hal Singer Jazz Quartet ‎: Soweto To Harlem
World Fusion 1976
HAL SINGER Le Grand Voyage - The Long Trip Featuring Arvanitas Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Le Grand Voyage - The Long Trip Featuring Arvanitas Trio
Blues 1977
HAL SINGER H. Singer & J-L. Bucchi : Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
H. Singer & J-L. Bucchi : Suite
World Fusion 1980
HAL SINGER Swing On It album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing On It
Blues 1981
HAL SINGER Prints in the Sand album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prints in the Sand
Blues 1999
HAL SINGER We're Still Buddies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We're Still Buddies
Hard Bop 2005
HAL SINGER Senior Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Senior Blues
Hard Bop 2009
HAL SINGER Challenge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Challenge
Hard Bop 2010
HAL SINGER No Rush album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No Rush
Hard Bop 2014

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HAL SINGER Rent Party album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rent Party
Jump Blues 1984

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Corn Bread / Plug for Cliff
Jump Blues 1948
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Hounds Tooth
Jump Blues 1956

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