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Gene Quill

Daniel Eugene Quill (December 15, 1927 – December 8, 1988) was an American jazz alto saxophonist who played often with Phil Woods in the duet Phil and Quill. Quill also worked as a sideman for Buddy DeFranco, Quincy Jones, Gene Krupa, Gerry Mulligan, and Claude Thornhill. In 1988, Quill died at the age of 60 in his hometown of Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 15, 1927 (Atlantic City), Died December 8, 1988

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1955 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 88959 11/7/1955 Flying down to Rio Gene Quill-Dick Sherman Quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88960 11/7/1955 The things we did last Summer Gene Quill-Dick Sherman Quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88961 11/7/1955 Darn that dream Gene Quill-Dick Sherman Quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 88962 11/7/1955 Sid meets Haig Gene Quill-Dick Sherman Quintet instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103232 9/9/1957 The blues is everybody's business, part 1 Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103333 10/1/1957 Blues tag Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103334 10/1/1957 The blues is everybody's business, part 4 Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103488 10/10/1957 I feel pretty Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103489 10/10/1957 Cool Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103490 10/11/1957 Maria Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103491 10/11/1957 Prologue and Jet song Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103492 10/11/1957 Tonight Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103493 10/11/1957 Something's coming Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103494 10/11/1957 Somewhere Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103495 10/11/1957 Finale: I feel pretty/America/One hand Manny Albam Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103808 12/4/1957 Banana split Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103809 12/4/1957 Lollypop Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103810 12/4/1957 The wayno Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103811 12/4/1957 Chug-a-lug Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103812 12/5/1957 Sure thing Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103813 12/5/1957 Coral reef Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103814 12/5/1957 Why not? Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 103815 12/5/1957 Plymouth rock Steve Allen Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 106711 3/2/1959 Blue and sentimental Mary Ann McCall instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 106712 3/2/1959 The thrill is gone Mary Ann McCall instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Quill, Gene," accessed October 6, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/338725.

Quill, Gene. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 6, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/338725.

"Quill, Gene." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 6 October 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/338725

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