Thursday, October 09, 2008

"Infinite Gallodoro" October 10, 2008

(Week 142)


This special RADIOLA! is a tribute to a wonderful man and an incredible musician, Al Gallodoro, who died Saturday, October 4, at the age of 95. Jimmy Dorsey called Al "the best saxophone player who ever lived." Tune in Friday night at 8 PM Eastern to WHCL-FM 88.7, in Clinton, NY, with internet streaming HERE. The Golden Rooster and Basta CDs played on this program are all available from Al's website.

Al Gallodoro (w/Paul Whiteman) – Nola (1946) – “Infinite Gallodoro” Golden Rooster Records
Al Gallodoro Quartet – The Nearness of You (2007) – Sept 22, 2007 private recording
Paul Whiteman’s Sax Soctette – Blue Skies (1939) – Hep CD 1082
Al Gallodoro – Sweet Georgia Brown (1969) – “A Moment in Time” Golden Rooster Records
Al Gallodoro and JoAnn Chmielowski – Body and Soul (2008) – “Performance Place” WAMC-FM
Jill Corey (w/Glenn Osser Orch) – Bye Bye Blues (1957) – “Sometimes I’m Happy” Columbia CL 1095
Al Gallodoro –– Liza (1951) – Saxophone Contrasts “Golden Rooster Records”
Al Gallodoro w/The Beau Hunks – Smoke Rings (1999) – “Out of Nowhere” Basta 30-9092-2
Al Gallodoro and JoAnn Chmielowski – Sophisticated Lady (2004) – “Infinite Gallodoro” Golden Rooster
Al Gallodoro – It Had To Be You (2006) – “Dancing on the Air” WAMC-FM
Al Gallodoro and Tucker Antell – Limehouse Blues (2003) – “Sarasota Saxes” Golden Rooster Records
Al Gallodoro – The Bee (Francois Schubert) (1947) – “Infinite Gallodoro” Golden Rooster Records
Al Gallodoro – Flight of the Bumble Bee (1948) – “Daybreak” Golden Rooster Records
Al Gallodoro – Stardust (2003) – “Sarasota Saxes” Golden Rooster Records
Al Gallodoro – Tico Tico (1969) – “A Moment in Time” Golden Rooster Records
Al Gallodoro – Indian Summer (1951) – “Saxophone Contrasts” Golden Rooster Records
Al Gallodoro Quartet – What Is This Thing Called Love (2007) – Sept 22, 2007 private recording
Al Gallodoro and JoAnn Chmielowski – Close Your Eyes (2004) – “Infinite Gallodoro” Golden Rooster
Al Gallodoro – Oodles of Noodles (1948) – “The Many Sides of Al Gallodoro” Golden Rooster Records
Paul Whiteman and his Orch – Rhapsody In Blue (1938) – Nostalgia Arts 303 3025
Al Gallodoro Quartet – Cherokee (2007) – Sept 22, 2007 private recording
Al Gallodoro w/The Beau Hunks – The Hour of Parting (1999) – “Out of Nowhere” Basta 30-9092-2
Al Gallodoro – Runnin’ Wild (2006) – “Dancing on the Air” WAMC-FM

2 comments:

neo-orkuteiro said...

My Brazilian appreciation for your blog Radiola!
Everything here suggests good taste.
The passing away of great Gallodoro is felt everywhere, as all music lovers know.

Andy said...

Thanks for your kind comment!

Al Gallodoro will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him or knew his music.