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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 51-75 of 142 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-062776 10-in. 3/26/1941 I understand Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-062777 10-in. 3/26/1941 Slap-slap (That's the way ya say hello) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-062778 10-in. 3/26/1941 I dreamt I dwelt in Harlem Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-062779 10-in. 3/28/1941 Oh, for heaven's sake Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-062780 10-in. 3/28/1941 As I remember you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schollen Instrumental ensemble. with male vocal solo instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-062781 10-in. 3/28/1941 Light cavalry Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-062782 10-in. 3/28/1941 Woodland symphony Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-062783 10-in. 3/28/1941 Amapola (Pretty little poppy) Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-063351 10-in. 4/14/1941 If it's true Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-063352 10-in. 4/14/1941 Hindustan Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-063353 10-in. 4/14/1941 Everything happens to me Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-063841 10-in. 5/2/1941 Music makers Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-063842 10-in. 5/2/1941 Back in your own back yard Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-063843 10-in. 5/2/1941 The hut-sut song (A Swedish serenade) Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-065216 10-in. 5/1/1941 A romantic guy, I Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Skeets Herfurt Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-065217 10-in. 5/1/1941 Where you are Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Alyce King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, guitar, director  
Victor BS-065218 10-in. 5/1/1941 Saturday nite Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-065219 10-in. 5/1/1941 I take to you Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-065942 10-in. 6/10/1941 Harbor of dreams Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schollen Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-065943 10-in. 6/10/1941 In the hall of the mountain king Alvino Rey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-065944 10-in. 6/10/1941 Kiss the boys goodbye Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Yvonne King Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, electric steel guitar, director  
Victor BS-065945 10-in. 6/10/1941 It's yours Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Four King Sisters Jazz/dance band, with female vocal quartet and vocal ensemble director, instrumentalist, electric steel guitar  
Victor BS-066121 10-in. 6/18/1941 Love me a little little Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-066122 10-in. 6/18/1941 Sand in my shoes Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, steel guitar, conductor  
Victor BS-066123 10-in. 6/18/1941 He's 1-A in the army and he's A-1 in my heart Four King Sisters ; Rhythm Reys Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band conductor, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
(Results 51-75 of 142 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rey, Alvino," accessed October 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

Rey, Alvino. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886.

"Rey, Alvino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103886

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