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Al Porcino

Al Porcino was an American jazz trumpeter.

Porcino began playing professionally in 1943, playing in many big bands of the 1940s and 1950s, including those of Georgie Auld, Louis Prima, Jerry Wald, Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, and Chubby Jackson. He played with Woody Herman in 1946, 1949-1950, and again in 1954. He also did two stints with Stan Kenton, in 1947-48 and 1954-55. In the 1950s he played with Pete Rugolo, Count Basie, Elliot Lawrence, and Charlie Barnet.

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January 04, 2014

Farewell, Al Porcino

September 09, 2011

Interview: Al Porcino (Part 3)

September 08, 2011

Interview: Al Porcino (Part 2)

September 07, 2011

Interview: Al Porcino (Part 1)

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