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Alton Purnell

Alton Purnell has been played on NTS in shows including Leila Samir , featured first on 29 May 2021. Songs played include Thank You Pretty Baby and Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You.

Alton Purnell will always be best-known as a member of George Lewis' Ragtime Band, providing memorable introductions, basic but swinging solos and solid work in the ensembles. Purnell worked as a singer before becoming a professional pianist in his native New Orleans in 1928 and during the next decade he played with Isaiah Morgan, Alphonse Picou, "Big Eye" Louis Nelson, Sidney Desvigne's big band and…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Thank You Pretty Baby
Cousin Joe, Alton Purnell
Jazz Crusade2003
Thank You Pretty Baby
Cousin Joe, Alton PurnellJazz Crusade2003
Discogs
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You
Alton Purnell
77 Records1964
Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You
Alton Purnell77 Records1964
Discogs