Alvino Rey

Bandleader, Musical Artist

1908 – 2004

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Who was Alvino Rey?

Alvin McBurney, known by his stage name Alvino Rey, was an American swing era musician and pioneer, often credited as the father of the pedal steel guitar. For the most part, he was associated with orchestral, big band and swing music, and towards the end of his career, jazz and exotica.

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Born
Jul 1, 1908
Oakland
Also known as
  • Alvin McBurney
  • Alvin Henry McBurney
  • Alvino Rey and His Orchestra
  • Alvino Ray
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Children
Religion
  • Mormonism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Feb 2, 2004
Salt Lake City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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