Hal McKusick

Hal McKusick (June 1, 1924 – April 11, 2012) was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist who worked with Boyd Raeburn from 1944 to 1945 and Claude Thornhill from 1948 to 1949.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 1, 1924 (Medford), Died April 11, 2012 (Sag Harbor)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone, flute, reeds, tenor saxophone

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E3FB-2293 10-in. 10/8/1953 Parece sencillo Orquesta Aldemaro Romero ; Alfredo Sadel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, flute, clarinet, saxophone  
Victor E3FB-2295 10-in. 10/8/1953 Tu y el tiempo Orquesta Aldemaro Romero ; Alfredo Sadel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, flute, clarinet, saxophone  
Victor D9VB-2775 10-in. 12/16/1949 Sitting by the window Claude Thornhill Orchestra ; Russ McIntyre Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Victor D9VB-2776 10-in. 12/16/1949 720 in the books Claude Thornhill Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82042 12/27/1951 You're the only one I love Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82043 12/27/1951 Don't be that way Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82255 2/6/1952 Sahara's aide Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82256 2/6/1952 Always Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82257 2/6/1952 Cherokee Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82605 4/3/1952 Everytime Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82606 4/3/1952 Lonesome and blue Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82607 4/3/1952 Sure thing Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 82608 4/3/1952 Why not? Neal Hefti Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88744 10/7/1955 O dem bums Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88745 10/7/1955 Nutty Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88746 10/7/1955 Zanzy Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88747 10/7/1955 Ida bridges falling down Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88955 11/8/1955 Zanzy Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88956 11/8/1955 Ida bridges falling down Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88957 11/8/1955 O dem bums Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88958 11/8/1955 Close cover before striking Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 89749 4/10/1956 Frank, but Ernest Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 89750 4/10/1956 Close cover before striking Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 89751 4/10/1956 From A to Z Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 89752 4/10/1956 It looks like rain Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McKusick, Hal," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206606.

McKusick, Hal. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206606.

"McKusick, Hal." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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