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Alvino Rey Net Worth

Alvino Rey Net Worth is
$800,000

Alvino Rey Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Alvin McBurney (July 1, 1908 – February 2, 2004), 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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IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameAlvino Rey
Date Of BirthJuly 1, 1908
Died2004-02-02
Place Of BirthOakland, California, U.S.
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack, Music Department
NationalityAmerican
SpouseLuise King
ChildrenLiza Butler, Jon Rey, Rob Rey
MoviesLarceny with Music, Sing Your Worries Away, Syncopation
Star SignCancer
#Fact
1Worked at an L.A. war plant for Vega Aircraft in 1943, inspecting radio parts for Flying Fortress bombers. He subsequently led a band in the U.S. Navy during 1944-45.
2His theme songs were "Blue Rain" and "Nighty-Night".
3His band became more jazz-oriented after 1942, when Rey commissioned arrangements by Billy May, Ray Conniff, Neal Hefti and Johnny Mandel. This was one of the biggest bands of the era, with six saxes, ten brass, four bass trumpets and seven vocalists.
4His real name was Al McBurney, of Scottish-Irish ancestry.
5Performed with the bands of Phil Spitalny, Russ Morgan, Freddy Martin and Horace Heidt, before forming his own big band in California in 1939.
6Father of Rob Rey, Liza Rey, and Jon Rey.
7Grandfather of Win Butler and Will Butler.
8Inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame, 1978 (first year).
9Influenced the development of early electric and pedal steel guitars.
10Uncle of Tina Cole, Cathy Green, Cam Clarke, Ric de Azevedo, Lex de Azevedo, Chris Conkling, Xandra Conkling, Candy Conkling, and Carolyn Thomas.
11Brother-in-law of The King Sisters' Maxine King, Alyce King, Donna King, Yvonne King, and Marilyn King. Also brother-in-law of actor Robert Clarke, musician Buddy Cole, musician Del Courtney, and record label executive James Conkling.
12Popular orchestra conductor of the Alvino Rey Orchestra. Married to Luise King of the singing King Family Sisters.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alvino Rey and His Orchestra1947ShortOrchestra Leader
Swingin' Down the Scale1946ShortOrchestra Leader
Jam Session1944Alvino Rey
Larceny with Music1943Orchestra Leader
Follow the Band1943Alvino Rey
Syncopation1942Alvino Rey
Sing Your Worries Away1942Orchestra Leader (as Alvino Rey and His Orchestra)
Pot o' Gold1941Pedal Steel Guitar Player (uncredited)

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Run for Your Life2008/IDocumentary performer: "Rock Gently'
Jam Session1944performer: "St. Louis Blues"
Follow the Band1943performer: "My Devotion", "Rosie The Riveter" - uncredited

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bat1959musician: 'The Bat' theme

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The King Family Show1965TV SeriesHimself
The Nat King Cole Show1957TV SeriesHimself
The Swift Show Wagon with Horace Heidt and the American Way1955TV SeriesHimself - Orchestra Leader

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Christmas with the King Family2009TV MovieHimself


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