Al Hirt - Swingin Dixie 1959 - At Dan s Pier 600 in New Orleans, Vol. 2 – Just A Closer Walk With Thee. Al Hirt - Swingin Dixie 1958 - At Dan s Pier 600 in New Orleans – Saints. Al Hirt - Swingin Dixie 1959 - At Dan s Pier 600 in New Orleans, Vol. 2 – Stardust. Al Hirt - Swingin Dixie 1958 - At Dan s Pier 600 in New Orleans – Caravan. 2 – Song Of The Wanderer. 2 – Darktown Strutters Ball.
Al Hirt – Swingin' Dixie! (At Dan's Pier 600 In New Orleans). Label: Audio Fidelity – AFSD 5877.
Hirt 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. During this time, he was hired to play at the local horse racing track, beginning a six-decade connection to the sport . From the mid-1950s to early 1960s, Hirt and his band played nightly at Dan's Pier 600 at the corner of St. Louis and Bourbon Street. The club was owned by his business manager, Dan Levy, Sr. Al Hirt club on the corner of Bourbon Street and St Louis in the French Quarter, 1977.
Songs: Al Hirt - Floatin' Down To Cottontown 03:48. Al Hirt - Tailgate Ramble 04:07. Al Hirt - Mississippi Mud 03:32. Al Hirt - St. Louis Blues 04:39. Al Hirt - Saints 07:17. Al Hirt - I Want A Big Butter And Egg Man 03:33. Al Hirt - Hindustan 05:42. Al Hirt - Caravan 07:06. Al Hirt - New Orleans 04:25. Al Hirt - Tiger Rag 03:48.
Al Hirt - Darktown Strutters Ball 03:09. Al Hirt - Wabash Blues 05:13. Al Hirt - Stumblin' 03:05. Al Hirt - Feet Draggin' Blues 04:14. Al Hirt - Wang, Wang, Blues 04:15. Al Hirt - Battle Hymn of the Republic 02:47. Al Hirt - Chicago 03:32. Al Hirt - I Can't Get Started 03:48. Al Hirt - Just a Closer Walk with Thee 05:03. Al Hirt - Stardust 03:20. Honey In The Horn and Our Man in New Orleans - Al Hirt. Sugar Lips - Al Hirt. Swingin' Dixie - Al Hirt.
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". Hirt was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of a police officer. location on Google Map.