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Birth name  John Altwerger
Genres  Jazz
Name  Georgie Auld
Movies  New York, New York
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Born  May 19, 1919 Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1919-05-19)
Occupation(s)  Saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader
Instruments  Tenor saxophone, clarinet
Died  January 8, 1990, Palm Springs, California, United States
Albums  Quintet & Septet 1951-1963, The Very Best Of
Similar People  Osie Johnson, Frank Rosolino, Jimmy Rowles, Bunny Berigan, Stan Levey

Georgie Auld - In the Land of Hi Fi ( Full Album )

Georgie Auld (May 19, 1919 – January 8, 1990) was a jazz tenor saxophonist, clarinetist, and bandleader.



Auld was born John Altwerger in Toronto. He lived in the United States from the late 1920s onward, and was most noteworthy for his work with Bunny Berigan, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Erroll Garner, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Porcino, Billy Eckstine, Tiny Kahn, Frank Rosolino, and many others. Primarily a swing saxophonist, he did many big band stints in his career, and led several big bands, including Georgie Auld and His Orchestra and Georgie Auld and His Hollywood All Stars. Auld also played some rock´n roll working for Alan Freed in 1959.

He can be heard playing sax on the 1968 Ella Fitzgerald album 30 by Ella.

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In 1977 he played a bandleader in the motion picture New York, New York, starring Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro and also acted as a technical consultant for the film. He died in Palm Springs, California, aged 70.


Georgie Auld Jazz History Biography Georgie Auld
  • In the Land of Hi-Fi with Georgie Auld and His Orchestra (EmArcy, 1955)
  • Dancing in the Land of H-Fi (EmArcy, 1955)
  • I've Got You Under My Skin (Jasmine, 1957)
  • Jaro records - Hawaiian War Chant
  • With Maynard Ferguson

  • Maynard Ferguson Octet (EmArcy, 1955)
  • Around the Horn with Maynard Ferguson (EmArcy, 1956)
  • With Barney Kessel

  • To Swing or Not to Swing (Contemporary, 1955)

  • Georgie Auld Georgie Auld The Tiger Bands JazzWax


    Jump - Georgie - Jump
    Swingin' In The Moore Park
    Back Home in Indiana
    Old Rockin' Chair
    Concerto For Tenor
    Uptown Lullaby
    Blue Lou
    You're Faded
    Sweet Lorraine
    One for My Baby
    In The land Of Hi Fi
    Harlem Nocturne
    Airmail Special - Take One
    Your Kiss
    I Didn't Know What Time It Was
    I've Got You Under My Skin
    Too Marvelous for Words
    I Cover The Waterfront
    Oh - Kay!: Someone To Watch Over You
    Everything Happens to Me
    I Found a Million Dollar Baby in a Five and Ten Cent Store
    Salt Peanut Pick Up Boys
    For You
    Frankie & Johnny
    Seh! Seh! - Take One
    Short Circuit
    I Get A Kick Out Of You
    If You Go
    A Hundred Years From Today


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