Al Grey

Al Grey (June 6, 1925 – March 24, 2000) was an American jazz trombonist who was a member of the Count Basie orchestra. He was known for his plunger mute technique and wrote an instructional book in 1987 called Plunger Techniques.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 6, 1925 (Aldie), Died March 24, 2000 (Scottsdale)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 66 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Atlantic 1258 10-in. 4/19/1954 Night Arnett Cobb ; Ed "Tiger" Lewis instrumentalist, trombone  
Atlantic 1259 10-in. 4/19/1954 Horse laff Arnett Cobb instrumentalist, trombone  
Atlantic 1260 10-in. 4/19/1954 No child no more Arnett Cobb instrumentalist, trombone  
Atlantic 1261 10-in. 4/19/1954 Mr. Pogo Arnett Cobb instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74730 1/28/1949 Hamp's boogie woogie No.2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74731 1/28/1949 Hamp's gumbo Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74732 1/28/1949 Beulah's sister's boogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74733 1/28/1949 Wee Albert Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74853 4/26/1949 What's happening baby? Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74854 4/26/1949 Drinking wine spo-dee-o-dee Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74897 5/10/1949 The hucklebuck Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 74898 5/10/1949 Baby, you're great Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75636 12/29/1949 Rag mop Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75637 12/29/1949 For you my love Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75638 12/29/1949 Sky blue Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75664 1/5/1950 I've been a fool Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75665 1/5/1950 How you sound Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75666 1/5/1950 I almost lost my mind Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75743 1/25/1950 Everybody's somebody's fool Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75744 1/25/1950 I'll never be free Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75745 1/25/1950 Sad feelin' Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75746 1/25/1950 Hamp's gumbo Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75752 1/25/1950 Please give me a chance Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 75753 1/25/1950 I wish I knew Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 76021 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 66 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grey, Al," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318919.

Grey, Al. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/318919.

"Grey, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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