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Al Haig

Alan Warren Haig (July 19, 1922 – November 16, 1982) was an American jazz pianist, best known as one of the pioneers of bebop.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 19th, 1922 (Newark), Died November 16th, 1982 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72160 10-in. 5/24/1944 Two heavens Jerry Wald Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73067 10-in. 10/2/1945 Tell to a star Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73068 10-in. 10/2/1945 Surprise party Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73069 10-in. 10/2/1945 Just a little fond affection Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 73070 10-in. 10/2/1945 Xango (Chongo) Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4019 10-in. 12/6/1945 Yalta Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4020 10-in. 12/6/1945 E Bob o le Bob Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4021 10-in. 12/6/1945 Madame Butterball Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 4022 10-in. 12/6/1945 When the one you love Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca SRC 845 10-in. 1946 Going back to Washington Bill De Arango instrumentalist, piano  
Decca SRC 846 10-in. 1946 Did you ever set to thinkin' Bill De Arango instrumentalist, piano  
Decca SRC 847 10-in. 1946 Susie Bee Bill De Arango instrumentalist, piano  
Decca SRC 848 10-in. 1946 I ain't gonna marry Bill De Arango instrumentalist, piano  
Decca SRC 861 10-in. 5/15/1946 Frog and mule Ben Webster Quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca SRC 862 10-in. 5/16/1946 Spang Ben Webster Quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca SRC 863 10-in. 5/15/1946 Doctor Keets Ben Webster Quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca SRC 864 10-in. 5/15/1946 Park and Tilford blues Ben Webster Quintet instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Haig, Al," accessed January 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319570.

Haig, Al. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319570.

"Haig, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319570

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