Al Casey

Real Name:
Albert Aloysius Casey
Profile:
American jazz guitarist, born: September 15, 1915, Louisville, Kentucky (There are doubts about his real birth date, Eric B. Borgman states he may have been born in 1917), died: September 11, 2005, New York City, New York

Casey, growing up in New York City, joined Thomas Fats Waller's band in the early 1930's, & worked with him until Waller's passing in 1943.
He also worked with the likes of Teddy Wilson, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Pettiford, Earl Hines, & King Curtis.
Joining the The Harlem Blues & Jazz Band in 1981, Al Casey remained active into his late 80's.
**!Not to be confused with Al Casey (2), session guitarist, rockabilly artist,& Duane Eddy collaborator.
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Albums

ESJ-2 Al Casey - Jazz Off The Air (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1 album art Roy Eldridge / Flip Phillips / Eddie Safranski / Al Casey / Specs Powell / Mike Colicchio / Mel Tormé Roy Eldridge / Flip Phillips / Eddie Safranski / Al Casey / Specs Powell / Mike Colicchio / Mel Tormé - Jazz Off The Air (WNEW - 1947), Vol. 1 (Album) Esoteric (2) ESJ-2 US 1952 Sell This Version
SVLP 2007 Al Casey - Buck Jumpin' album art Al Casey Buck Jumpin' (Album) Prestige Swingville SVLP 2007 US 1960 Sell This Version
P30: 14 Al Casey - Vol. 3 - The Metropolitan Opera House Jam Session (Jan. 26th 1944) album art Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Red Norvo, Art Tatum, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Al Casey, Oscar Pettiford, Sid Weiss, Sidney Catlett, Morey Feld, Billie Holiday, Mildred Bailey Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Red Norvo, Art Tatum, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Al Casey, Oscar Pettiford, Sid Weiss, Sidney Catlett, Morey Feld, Billie Holiday, Mildred Bailey - Vol. 3 - The Metropolitan Opera House Jam Session (Jan. 26th 1944)(LP, Album) Palm 30 P30: 14 Italy 1971 Sell This Version
33.056 Al Casey - Jumpin' With Al  album art Al Casey Jumpin' With Al (Album) Black And Blue 33.056 France 1974 Sell This Version
AFEMP 1012 Al Casey - Louis Armstrong With Fats Waller In Rare 1938 Session album art Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Al Casey, George Wettling, Fats Waller Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Al Casey, George Wettling, Fats Waller - Louis Armstrong With Fats Waller In Rare 1938 Session (Album, Comp) AFE AFEMP 1012 Mexico 1980 Sell This Version
1026 Al Casey - Six Swinging Strings album art Al Casey Featuring Gene Rodgers Al Casey Featuring Gene Rodgers - Six Swinging Strings (Album) JSP Records 1026 UK 1981 Sell This Version
1051 Al Casey - Best Of Friends album art Al Casey & Jay McShann Al Casey & Jay McShann - Best Of Friends (Album) JSP Records 1051 UK 1982 Sell This Version
1062 Al Casey - Genius Of The Jazz Guitar album art Al Casey Genius Of The Jazz Guitar(LP) JSP Records 1062 UK 1983 Sell This Version
S. H. 2097 Fats Waller, Gene Sedric, Herman Autrey, Al Casey, Cedric Wallace, Slick Jones Fats Waller, Gene Sedric, Herman Autrey, Al Casey, Cedric Wallace, Slick Jones - The Jugglin' Jive of Fats Waller and His Orchestra; 1938 Radio Band Remotes And Live Broadcasts(LP, Mono) Sandy Hook Records S. H. 2097 US 1985 Sell This Version
1095 Al Casey - Al Casey Remembers King Curtis album art Al Casey Al Casey Remembers King Curtis(LP) JSP Records 1095 UK 1985 Sell This Version
SLP 429 Al Casey - Christopher Columbus album art Al Casey & George Kelly (4) With Fessors Session Boys Al Casey & George Kelly (4) With Fessors Session Boys - Christopher Columbus(LP, Album) Storyville SLP 429 Denmark 1985 Sell This Version
CLGLP 010 Al Casey - October Song album art Wally Fawkes & Friends Featuring Al Casey With Guest Appearance By Humphrey Lyttelton Wally Fawkes & Friends Featuring Al Casey With Guest Appearance By Humphrey Lyttelton - October Song(LP) Calligraph Records CLGLP 010 UK 1986 Sell This Version
SCD-31 Al Casey - Shout For Joy album art Neville Dickie & His Rhythm Kings Featuring Al Casey Neville Dickie & His Rhythm Kings Featuring Al Casey - Shout For Joy(CD, Album) Southland Records SCD-31 US 1997 Sell This Version
LACD180 Al Casey - Scatterbrains album art Humphrey Lyttelton Rhythmakers*, Kenny Davern & Al Casey Humphrey Lyttelton Rhythmakers*, Kenny Davern & Al Casey - Scatterbrains(CD, Album) Lake Records LACD180 UK 2003 Sell This Version
JSP8812 Al Casey - Live In New York album art King Curtis With Al Casey King Curtis With Al Casey - Live In New York(CD, Album) JSP Records JSP8812 UK 2008 Sell This Version
JO 012 Al Casey - Guitar Odissey album art Billy Butler (3) / Al Casey / Jackie Williams (2) Billy Butler (3) / Al Casey / Jackie Williams (2) - Guitar Odissey (Album) Frémeaux & Associés JO 012 France 1974 Sell This Version
PALM 10 Al Casey - Martin Block's WNEW Swing Show album art Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Albert Casey*, George Wettling Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Albert Casey*, George Wettling - Martin Block's WNEW Swing Show Palm Club (2) PALM 10 France Unknown Sell This Version
S.O.S.1111 Al Casey - Scatterbrains album art The Humphrey Lyttelton Rhythmakers Featuring Al Casey & Kenny Davern The Humphrey Lyttelton Rhythmakers Featuring Al Casey & Kenny Davern - Scatterbrains(LP) Stomp Off Records S.O.S.1111 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

580 057, 580.057 Al Casey - Honeysuckle Rose / Flip And Jazz [Part 1] album art Roy Eldridge, "Flip" Phillips*, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, "Specs" Powell* Roy Eldridge, "Flip" Phillips*, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, "Specs" Powell* - Honeysuckle Rose / Flip And Jazz [Part 1](Shellac, 10") Polydor, Polydor 580 057, 580.057 France 1947 Sell This Version
580.058 Al Casey - Flip And Jazz [Part 2] / Flip And Jazz [Part 3] album art Roy Eldridge, "Flip" Phillips*, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, "Specs" Powell* Roy Eldridge, "Flip" Phillips*, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, "Specs" Powell* - Flip And Jazz [Part 2] / Flip And Jazz [Part 3](Shellac, 10") Polydor 580.058 France 1947 Sell This Version
580.059 Al Casey - How High The Moon / Lover album art "Flip" Phillips*, Roy Eldridge, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, Specs Powell / Mel O. Fogg* "Flip" Phillips*, Roy Eldridge, Al Casey, Mike Colicchio, Eddie Safranski, Specs Powell / Mel O. Fogg* - How High The Moon / Lover(Shellac, 10") Polydor 580.059 France Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

160272, N°201 Al Casey - 4 Acoustic Guitar Giants (1927/1946) album art Teddy BunnAl CaseyLonnie Johnson (2)Django Reinhardt Teddy BunnAl CaseyLonnie Johnson (2)Django Reinhardt - 4 Acoustic Guitar Giants (1927/1946)(CD, Comp) EPM Musique, Jazz Archives (2) 160272, N°201 France 2002 Sell This Version