Al Hirt



Al Hirt

Rating
Active
1950 to 2000
Born
November 7, 1922 in New Orleans
Died
April 27, 1999
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genres
Pop
Biography
Alois Maxwell "Al" Hirt (November 7, 1922 – April 27, 1999) was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album Honey in the Horn (1963), and for the theme song to The Green Hornet. His nicknames included "Jumbo" and "The Round Mound of Sound". Colin Escott, an author of musician biographies, wrote that RCA Victor Records, for which Hirt had recorded most of his best-selling recordings and for which he had spent much of his professional recording career, had dubbed him with another moniker: "The King.

Top Songs by Al Hirt



Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Al Hirt Trumpet and Strings

Al Hirt Trumpet and Strings

Al Hirt April 5, 2017

18 Tracks

Highlights of Al Hirt

Highlights of Al Hirt

Al Hirt March 14, 2017

11 Tracks

Down On Bourbon Street

Down On Bourbon Street

Al Hirt August 12, 2016

11 Tracks

The Big Easy

The Big Easy

Al Hirt May 16, 2016

11 Tracks

Precious Top Hits: Al Hirt

Precious Top Hits: Al Hirt

Al Hirt March 4, 2016

49 Tracks

For the Good Times

For the Good Times

Al Hirt February 16, 2016

8 Tracks

The Golden Horn Of Al Hirt

The Golden Horn Of Al Hirt

Al Hirt June 23, 2015

25 Tracks

Popular Culture

Popular Culture

Al Hirt May 29, 2015

12 Tracks

Brass Melodies

Brass Melodies

Al Hirt April 15, 2015

32 Tracks

Related Blog Posts


Similar Artists