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Alvino Rey

Alvin McBurney (July 1, 1908 – February 24, 2004), known by his stage name Alvino Rey, was an American jazz guitarist and bandleader.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1908 (Oakland), Died 2004 (Salt Lake City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, conductor, electric guitar, steel guitar, electric steel guitar, guitar, arranger, songwriter

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 142 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-056436 10-in. 10/3/1940 The voice in the old village choir Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-057650 10-in. 11/18/1940 St.Louis blues Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet instrumentalist, steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-057651 10-in. 11/18/1940 Tiger rag Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-057652 10-in. 11/18/1940 Row, row, row your boat Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet director, instrumentalist, steel guitar, arranger  
Victor BS-057653 10-in. 11/18/1940 Rose room Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor BS-060607 10-in. 1/31/1941 Perspicacity (The lilac tree) Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-060608 10-in. 1/31/1941 Miss Otis regrets (She's unable to lunch today) Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-060609 10-in. 1/31/1941 Whatcha know Joe Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-060610 10-in. 1/31/1941 Where the mountains meet the moon Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-061748 10-in. 10/24/1941 Feed that eagle Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal quartet director, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-061749 10-in. 10/24/1941 You are the lyric (To the loving song in my heart) Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor PBS-061750 10-in. 10/24/1941 (The belle of the village ball) Around and around she goes Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor PBS-061751 10-in. 10/24/1941 The skunk song Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Dick Morgan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-061752 10-in. 10/24/1941 Santa Claus is comin' to town Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet director, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor PBS-061914 10-in. 11/21/1941 Liebestraum (A dream of love) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, steel guitar, arranger  
Victor PBS-061915 10-in. 11/21/1941 I said no! Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor PBS-061916 10-in. 11/21/1941 Deep in the heart of Texas Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt ; Bill Schallen Jazz/dance band, with 2 male solos, vocal ensemble, and clapping director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor PBS-061917 10-in. 11/21/1941 Sing your worries away Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor PBS-061918 10-in. 11/21/1941 Not a star in sight Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo director, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor PBS-061927 10-in. 11/24/1941 Someone's rocking my dreamboat Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-061928 10-in. 11/24/1941 'Tis autumn Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-061929 10-in. 11/24/1941 Arthur Murray taught me dancing in a hurry Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-061930 10-in. 11/24/1941 We're the couple in the castle Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor PBS-061931 10-in. 11/24/1941 How do you fall in love? Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor  
Victor BS-062775 10-in. 3/26/1941 My sister and I Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
(Results 26-50 of 142 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rey, Alvino," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

Rey, Alvino. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

"Rey, Alvino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

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