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 101-125 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 104325 2/10/1958 A million dreams ago-1, 2, 4, 7 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 104326 2/11/1958 The story of a starry night-1, 2, 5, 7 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 104327 2/11/1958 Dinah-2, 4, 6, 7 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, bass clarinet  
Decca 104330 2/11/1958 Tired of me-1, 2, 3, 6, 7 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 104331 2/11/1958 Play, fiddle, play-2, 4 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, bass clarinet  
Decca 104333 2/11/1958 It's only a paper moon-2, 4 Don Elliott and his Choir instrumentalist, bass clarinet  
Decca 104634 3/25/1958 Sing song Hal McKusick Quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 104635 3/25/1958 It never entered my mind Hal McKusick Quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 104636 3/25/1958 Yesterdays Hal McKusick Quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 104637 3/25/1958 A touch of Spring Hal McKusick Quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone, bass clarinet  
Decca 104638 3/28/1958 La rue Hal McKusick Septet instrumentalist, reeds  
Decca 104639 3/28/1958 Now's the time Hal McKusick Septet instrumentalist, reeds  
Decca 104640 3/28/1958 Whisper not Hal McKusick Septet instrumentalist, reeds  
Decca 104641 3/28/1958 The last day of Fall Hal McKusick Septet instrumentalist, reeds  
Decca 104642 4/7/1958 Stratusphunk Hal McKusick Sextet instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 104643 4/7/1958 The end of a love affair Hal McKusick Sextet instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 104644 4/7/1958 You're my thrill Hal McKusick Sextet instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 104645 4/7/1958 [Unknown title(s)] Hal McKusick Sextet instrumentalist, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 105626 9/12/1958 Manhattan George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 105627 11/24/1958 A helluva town George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 105628 11/24/1958 Manhattan-Rico George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 105629 3/24/1959 Big city blues George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 106127 3/24/1959 East side medley: Autumn in New York ; How about you George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone  
Decca 108513 1/27/1960 Waltz from outer space George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 108514 1/27/1960 Dimensions George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
(Results 101-125 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McKusick, Hal," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206606.

McKusick, Hal. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206606.

"McKusick, Hal." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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