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Alvin Queen

Alvin Queen was born on August 16, 1950 in the Bronx, New York, but his family relocated to Mt. Vernon when he was 2 years old. The Queens were poor, but the Levister Towers projects where Alvin grew up proved to be rich territory, as he was surrounded by many individuals who, like him, sprouted into the leading exponents of their generation.

There were scores of musicians, like sax men John Purcell and Jimmy Hill; vibraphonist Jay Hoggard; pianist Tommy James; B-3 organ champ Richard Levister; his swinging brother, Millard Levister on drums; and far too many others to name. And Alvin's list of celebrity running mates didn't end with musicians; they included future NBA stars like Ray Williams of the New York Knicks and Gus Williams of the Seattle Supersonics.

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Albums

Mighty Long Way
Mighty Long Way
Justin Time Records
2009
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Jammin' Uptown
Jammin' Uptown
Just A Memory
2008
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I Ain't Looking at You
I Ain't Looking at You
Enja/Justin Time
2007
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[no cover]
I Ain't Looking At You
India Navigation
2006
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[no cover]
Alvin Queen
India Navigation
1986
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[no cover]
Lenox And Seventh
India Navigation
1985
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