Al Kooper

Blues, Musical Artist

1944 –

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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.

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Born
Feb 5, 1944
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Alan Peter Kuperschmidt
  • Kooper, Al
  • Roosevelt Gook
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • Berklee College of Music
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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