Al Morgan

Albert Morgan (August 19, 1908 in New Orleans – April 14, 1974 in Los Angeles) was an American jazz double-bassist, who played with Cab Calloway and Fats Waller, among others. He also appeared in films such as The Gene Krupa Story, and played on records supporting the likes of Jack Teagarden and T-Bone Walker.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 19, 1908 (New Orleans), Died April 14, 1974 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: string bass, composer, vocalist

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Recordings (Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 11107 8/19/1958 Wrap your troubles in dreams Al Morgan vocalist  
Decca L 11121 8/20/1958 There's a girl in the heart of Maryland Al Morgan vocalist  
Decca N 1797 10-in. 3/1/1944 I like 'em fat like that Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca N 1920 10-in. 3/15/1944 G.I. jive Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca N 3046 10-in. 1/19/1945 Somebody done changed the lock on the door Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five instrumentalist, string bass  
(Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morgan, Al," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101483.

Morgan, Al. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101483.

"Morgan, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101483

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