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Who is Al Kooper?
Al Kooper is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears, providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965, and also bringing together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album. He has had a successful solo career since then, written music for film soundtracks, and has also lectured in musical composition. He continues to perform live.
- also known as Alan Peter Kuperschmidt; Kooper, Al; Roosevelt Gook
- born on (71 years ago) in Brooklyn
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Songwriter, singer, musician, record producer, organist, keyboard player
- member of musical groups:
- genres: Pop rock, Blues, Rhythm and blues
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Running with Monsters (2013)
A Memoir by Bob Forrest, Michael Albo
Al Kooper is a great guy and a talented musician, ...
Back to the Garden (2009)
The Story of Woodstock by Pete Fornatale
Al Kooper is a rock 'n' roll legend and a founding member of the Blues Project and Blood, Sweat and Tears. Artie Kornfeld was a record company executive who worked closely with Michael Lang in creating Woodstock. Paul Krassner is a ...
by Colin Larkin
Al Kooper (b. 5 February 1944, New York, USA; keyboards, vocals), Steve Katz (b.
Heroin, Handguns, and Ham Sandwiches by Jeremy Simmonds
As a bassist, Kahn also recorded with Elvin Bishop, Michael Bloomfield, Al Kooper and Maria Muldaur, then joined a later line-up of The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.
by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler
Jerome Richardson; Grady Tate; Al Kooper; H. Belafonte; Mose Allison; Hamp Hawes; and dozens of others. Perf. w. Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson at Montreux JF ' 71; tour. and rec. w. Aretha Franklin '71–5. Moved to LA and pl. w. the Crusaders ...
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