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Al Cohn

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: November 24, 1925 | Died: February 15, 1988    

Al Cohn

Cohn was initially known for playing in Woody Herman's Second Herd as one of the Four Brothers, along with Zoot Sims, Stan Getz, and Serge Chaloff. Unlike his the better known tenors Sims and Getz, Cohn contributed arrangements to the Herman band. After leaving the Herman group Cohn went on to play with a variety of other musicians but his most well known association was with Zoot Sims whom he co-led a quintet starting in 1956. They continued to play together sporadically until the death of Sims. The high point of their recorded output can be found on “You 'n' Me” which was released on Mercury Records in 1960....
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    Four Classic Albums Plus

    Avid Records UK
    2011
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    Complete Original Quintet / Sextet Studio Recordings

    Audio Fidelity
    2007
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    We Remeber You

    Gemini Records
    2003
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    The Progressive Al Cohn

    Audio Fidelity
    1994
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    Nonpareil

    Audio Fidelity
    1992
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    The Final Performance Volume One

    Audio Fidelity
    1989
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    Motoring Along

    Audio Fidelity
    1988
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