Walt Levinsky

Walt Levinsky (April 18, 1929 – December 14, 1999) was an American big band and orchestral player, composer, arranger and bandleader. While many of his big band assignments were as lead alto sax player, his favorite instrument was the clarinet.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 18th, 1929 (New York City), Died December 14th, 1999 (Sarasota)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, clarinet

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 76748 8/25/1950 You're not in my arms tonight Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 76749 8/25/1950 So long Sally Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 76759 8/28/1950 T.D.'s boogie woogie Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 76760 8/28/1950 Indian love call Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 76761 8/29/1950 Rainbow gal Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 76762 8/29/1950 Only a moment ago Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 76763 8/29/1950 Opus two Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 76764 8/29/1950 My moonlight Madonna Tommy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 104017 1/18/1958 Sweet Eloise Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104018 1/18/1958 A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104019 1/18/1958 Moonlight cocktail Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104020 1/19/1958 Don't sit under the apple tree Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104021 1/19/1958 Wham! Rebop born bam Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104022 1/19/1958 I've got a gal in Kalamazoo Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104024 1/20/1958 Elmer's tune Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104025 1/20/1958 Booglie wooglie piggy Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104026 1/20/1958 Serenade in blue Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104027 1/21/1958 Chattanooga choo choo Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104028 1/21/1958 Perfidia Tex Beneek Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 108511 12/29/1959 Chromatic universe, parts 1, 2 & 3 George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 108512 12/29/1959 The lydiot George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Levinsky, Walt," accessed October 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205801.

Levinsky, Walt. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205801.

"Levinsky, Walt." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205801

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