Al Caiola

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Descriptive "tags": instrumental jazz swing pop soundtrack lounge guitarist oldies tv theme easy going new wave country folk Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Allmusic VIAF Wikipedia


Alexander Emil Caiola, 7 September 1920, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. A highly respected studio guitarist, Caiola played with many renowned musical directors such as Percy Faith, Hugo Winterhalter and André Kostelanetz. After serving as musical arranger and conductor for United Artists Records, Caiola released several singles on RCA Records during the 50s, including ‘Delicado’, a Brazilian song written by Walter Azevedo, which became a hit for Stan Kenton, Ralph Flanagan and Dinah Shore. Caiola also released Deep In A Dream (1955) and Serenade In Blue (1956) recorded by his Quintet. In 1961 he entered the US Top 40 charts with the movie theme The Magnificent Seven and Bonanza, the title music from the popular western television series. During the same decade he recorded a prolific number of albums for United Artists Records. He also had his own television show for a short time in the USA. Still active, Caiola has recorded over 75 albums.

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