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Composed by Gordon. Arranged by Al Hirt. Instrumental Music. Part. Published by Bourne Music (IM.139429).

Item Number: IM.139429

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  • December 22, 2005 'The King'

    Before Fergie there was Hirt! Al's incredible mastery of the trumpet is almost not of this world. It's hard to describe! You'd have to combine Wynton and Maynard to actually come up with an AL HIRT> Listen to how he whispers then completely tears up. He's...

    using LeBlanc for tools but just blows me away with his intonation. Of course arrangemnets were typical of the era for solo instrumentals, but if trumpet makes your day; a whole year is to be enjoyed. Let me know if you don't agree!!! Conclusion: Even though AL HIRT is considered famous; he was still one of the most under rated trumpet players of his and our times! Greg Piette/ Trumpeter

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