Al Cohn


Al Cohn was born on November 24th, 1925 in New York City, New York, United States and is the Saxophonist from United States. Discover Al Cohn's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 62 years old.

Date of Birth
November 24, 1925
United States
Place of Birth
New York City, New York, United States
Death Date
Feb 15, 1988 (age 62)
Zodiac Sign
Composer, Jazz Musician, Saxophonist
Al Cohn Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 62 years old, Al Cohn physical status not available right now. We will update Al Cohn's height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, and measurements.

Not Available
Not Available
Hair Color
Not Available
Eye Color
Not Available
Not Available
Not Available
Al Cohn Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Not Available
Not Available
Not Available
Al Cohn Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Not Available
Not Available
Dating / Affair
Not Available
Not Available
About Al Cohn

Al Cohn (November 24, 1925 – February 15, 1988) was an American jazz saxophonist, arranger and composer.

He came to prominence in the band of clarinetist Woody Herman and was known for his longtime musical partnership with fellow saxophonist Zoot Sims.


Alvin Gilbert Cohn was born in Brooklyn, New York.

In addition to his work as a jazz tenor saxophonist, Cohn was widely respected as an arranger. His work included the Broadway productions of Raisin' and Sophisticated Ladies, and his arrangements of his own compositions were recorded by big bands led by Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Terry Gibbs and Bob Brookmeyer. Also, Cohn did arrangements for unreleased Linda Ronstadt recordings from the 1980s.

Cohn also appeared on stage with Elvis Presley in June, 1972, as a member of the Joe Malin Orchestra at Madison Square Garden.

Al Cohn died of liver cancer in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania in 1988.

Cohn's first wife was singer Marilyn Moore. His son, Joe Cohn, is a jazz guitarist. Granddaughter Shaye Cohn, Joe's daughter, is a musician who plays cornet with her band Tuba Skinny in New Orleans and at jazz festivals in Italy, France, Australia, and elsewhere. Shaye also plays accordion, violin and piano.

Cohn was married to Flo Handy, a singer and composer, from the mid-1960s until his death.