1955 to 1969
September 7, 1920 in Jersey City
November 9, 2016
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Alexander Emil Caiola (b. September 7, 1920, Jersey City, New Jersey) is a guitarist who plays jazz, country, rock, western, and pop music. He has been both a studio musician and stage performer. He has recorded over fifty albums and has worked with some of the biggest stars of the 20th Century, including Frank Sinatra, Percy Faith, Mitch Miller, and Tony Bennett. Al was an active studio musician in the 1950s centered in the New York area. He released some minor records under his own name in that decade. In 1960 he became a recording star on the United Artists label for at least ten years.