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
Other Nicknames include "Al (He's the King!) Hirt" and "The Round Mound of Sound." Date of Birth: 7 November 1922, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Date of Death: 27 April 1999, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (liver cancer) Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m) Alois Maxwell Hirt, known as "Al" or "Jumbo", was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of a police officer. At the age of six, he was given his first trumpet, which had been purchased at a local pawnshop. He would play in the Junior Police Band with the children of Alcide Nunez, and by the age of 16, Hirt was playing professionally, often with his friend Pete Fountain.
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Top Songs by Al Hirt


Royal Garden Blues

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Someone to Watch Over Me

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You'll Never Know

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I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

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Gonna Fly Now

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Diga Diga Doo

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Mardi Gras

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Always on My Mind

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Release Me

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Batman

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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

50 Tracks

For the Good Times

For the Good Times

Al Hirt February 16, 2016

10 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

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