Alvin Batiste

Alvin Batiste

born on 7/11/1932 in New Orleans, LA, United States

died on 6/5/2007 in New Orleans, LA, United States

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Alvin Batiste

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Alvin Batiste (November 7, 1932 – May 6, 2007) was an Avant-garde jazz clarinetist born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He taught at his own jazz institute at Southern University in Baton Rouge.[1]

His final album was a tribute produced by Branford Marsalis and also features Russell Malone and Herlin Riley.[2]

Several well-known musicians studied under Batiste while at Southern University. They include Branford Marsalis, Randy Jackson (American Idol), his brother Herman, Donald Harrison, Henry Butler, Charlie Singleton (Cameo), Ronald Myers and Woodie Douglas (Spirit).


As leader

  • 1984: Musique D'Afrique Nouvell Orleans (India Navigation)
  • 1988: Bayou Magic (India Navigation)
  • 1993: Late (Columbia Records)
  • 1999: Songs, Words and Messages, Connections (SLM Records)
  • 2007: Marsalis Music Honors Series: Alvin Batiste

As sideman

With Cannonball Adderley

  • The Black Messiah (1972)

With Billy Cobham

  • Magic (1977)

With Henry Butler

With Clarinet Summit

  • Clarinet Summit (1984)[3]

With Marlon Jordan

  • Marlon's Mode (1997)

With Mark Whitfield

  • Patrice (1991)

With Wynton Marsalis

  • Crescent City Christmas Card (1990)


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