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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