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 76-100 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 101002 11/20/1956 My heart stood still Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 101003 11/20/1956 Nice work if you can get it Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 101529 2/1/1957 Cha cha for Gia Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 101530 2/1/1957 Madrid Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 101531 2/1/1957 Sing something simple Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 101532 2/1/1957 You're driving me crazy Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 101538 2/4/1957 This time the dream's on me Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101539 2/4/1957 Isn't it romantic? Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101540 2/4/1957 Alone together Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101541 2/4/1957 That old devil moon Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 101542 2/5/1957 Criss cross Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101543 2/5/1957 For Art's sake Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101544 2/5/1957 Down and dirty Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101545 2/5/1957 Gone with the wind Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101546 2/6/1957 When your lover has gone Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101547 2/6/1957 Makin' whoopee Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101548 2/6/1957 Ponsu Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 101549 2/6/1957 This time the dream's on me Art Farmer Quintet ; Hal McKusick instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 102212 4/8/1957 Darn that dream Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 102213 4/8/1957 My baby just cares for me Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 102214 4/8/1957 Hi-ho Steverino-1 Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 102215 4/8/1957 I gotta run-1 Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104322 2/10/1958 Summer scene-1, 3, 6, 7 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, flute  
Decca 104323 2/10/1958 When the sun comes out-2, 5, 6, 7 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 104324 2/10/1958 Blue waltz-2, 3, 7 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, flute  
(Results 76-100 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McKusick, Hal," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206606.

McKusick, Hal. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206606.

"McKusick, Hal." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206606

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