Al Cooper

Lofton Alfonso Cooper (1911 – October 5, 1981) was an American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist. He founded the Savoy Sultans and was their leader from 1937 to 1946. He was the half-brother of Grachan Moncur III.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1911, Died October 5th, 1981

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, clarinet, arranger, songwriter

Recordings (Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 68756 10-in. 2/28/1941 Jackie boy Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans instrumentalist, clarinet, arranger, leader  
Decca 70111 10-in. 12/29/1941 Boats Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans instrumentalist, clarinet, arranger, leader  
Decca 70112 10-in. 12/29/1941 Fish for your supper Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans instrumentalist, clarinet, arranger, leader  
Decca 70113 10-in. 12/29/1941 'At's in there Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans instrumentalist, clarinet, arranger, leader  
Decca 70114 10-in. 12/29/1941 Let your conscience be your guide Al Cooper and his Savoy Sultans instrumentalist, clarinet, arranger, leader  
(Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cooper, Al," accessed November 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100135.

Cooper, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100135.

"Cooper, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100135

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