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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…

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  • such a bo$$
  • That's gotta hurt!
  • This guy owns.
  • http://www.lastfm.com.tr/group/Alois+Maxwell+Hirt
  • Java, Sugar Lips, and Cotton Candy were big hits during the early 60s on our local radio. I Love Paris really highlights his range, technique and big sound.
  • yeah, I doubt Green Hornet is actually his most popular song of all-time. my guess is it has entirely to do with the listening habits of the general last.fm audience.
  • Like how green hornet dwarfs everything else
  • The King! Al Hurt was the master of tone, technique, power, timing, endurance, intonation. Trumpeters new and old still "drop-jaw" when listening to The King. Get any and all of his recordings if at all possible. /preach mode off.....
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