Al Gallodoro

Alfred J. Gallodoro, (June 20, 1913 – October 4, 2008) was an American jazz clarinetist and saxophonist, who performed from the 1920s up until his death. He is notable for having played lead alto sax with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra and bass clarinet for 12 years with the NBC Symphony Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini. Bandleader Jimmy Dorsey praised him as "the best sax player who ever lived."

Birth and Death Data: Born June 20th, 1913 (Chicago), Died October 4th, 2008 (Oneonta)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, saxophone, clarinet

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 61 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-06546 10-in. 3/26/1937 Shall we dance Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-06547 10-in. 3/26/1937 For you Allan Holt ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor CS-06557 12-in. 3/28/1937 All points West Bob Lawrence ; Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor CS-06558 12-in. 3/28/1937 All points West Bob Lawrence ; Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and talk instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor E4FB-3597 10" 3/1/1954 Mammina Nino D'Aurelio ; Terig Tucci Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor E4FB-3598 10" 3/1/1954 Donne-donne Nino D'Aurelio ; Terig Tucci Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor E4FB-3599 10" 3/1/1954 Angela mia Nino D'Aurelio ; Terig Tucci Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Victor E4FB-3600 10" 3/1/1954 La gondola va Nino D'Aurelio ; Terig Tucci Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone, clarinet  
Decca 64592 10-in. 10/21/1938 Cuban overture (Gershwin), part 1-1 Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64593 10-in. 10/21/1938 Cuban overture, part 2-1 Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64594 10-in. 10/21/1938 Cuban overture, part 3-1 Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64595 12-in. 10/21/1938 An American in Paris, part 1 Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64596 10-in. 10/21/1938 An American in Paris, part 2 Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64597 10-in. 10/21/1938 An American in Paris, part 3 Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64598 10-in. 10/23/1938 Second rhapsody, part 1 Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64599 10-in. 10/23/1938 Second rhapsody, part 2 Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64616 10-in. 9/9/1938 I'm coming Virginia Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64617 10-in. 9/9/1938 Jamboree Jones Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64618 10-in. 9/9/1938 Aunt Hagar's blues Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64619 10-in. 9/9/1938 I used to be color-blind Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64620 10-in. 9/9/1938 Sing a song of sixpence Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64621 10-in. 9/9/1938 Peelin' the peach Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64673 10-in. 9/20/1938 There's no place like your arms Paul Whiteman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64674 10-in. 9/20/1938 All ashore Paul Whiteman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 64675 10-in. 9/20/1938 When I go a-dreaming Paul Whiteman Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 61 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gallodoro, Al," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110780.

Gallodoro, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110780.

"Gallodoro, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110780

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