Gil Bernal

Gil Bernal (1931-2011) was a singer and a session musician. His saxophone can be heard on recordings such as "Searchin'" by The Coasters. In the 1950s he played on Duane Eddy's 1958 album Have 'Twangy' Guitar Will Travel. In later years, he played on Warren Zevon's 2003 album The Wind and the Chávez Ravine album by Ry Cooder.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 4th, 1931 (Watts), Died July 17th, 2011 (Glendale)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 5757 7/25/1950 Well, oh well Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 5758 7/25/1950 Pink champagne Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 5759 7/25/1950 September in the rain Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone, vocalist  
Decca L 5880 10/13/1950 Oh babe Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca L 5881 10/13/1950 Who cares? Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bernal, Gil," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200744.

Bernal, Gil. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200744.

"Bernal, Gil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200744

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