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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.
Lloyd, whose rock-oriented Feeling the Elephant appeared in 1987, continued as a studio guitarist—contributing to albums by Steve Earle, Ricky Van Shelton, and Al Kooper—and a sideman with Marshall Crenshaw and Cheap Trick. Lloyd's ...
by the late Leonard Feather, the late Ira Gitler Professor of Jazz History Manhattan School of Music
Jerome Richardson; Grady Tate; Al Kooper; ...
Encyclopedia of Percussion (2013)
by John H. Beck
Rick Marotta (Al Kooper, Hall and Oates, Jim Croce, Paul Simon, James Taylor), Simon Phillips (Jeff Beck, Pete Townsend, Mick Jagger), Ed Greene (the Mamas and the Papas, Hall and Oates, Three Dog Night), Gerry Conway ...
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