Al Cohn

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Birthday
24, 1925
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 15, 1988 (62)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1925
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 15, 1988 (62)

About

Member of Woody Herman's Second Herd in the 1940s who was also a prolific composer, a performer, and a recorder.

Before Fame

He grew up in Brooklyn and had his first big break when he met Woody Herman.

Trivia

He performed on some of beat writer Jack Kerouac's recordings.

Family Life

He was married to Marilyn Moore and they raised a son named Joe who also went on to be a jazz musician.

Associated With

Cohn performed with Elvis Presley in the summer of 1972 at Madison Square Garden.