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|Born||November 7, 1932|
New Orleans, Louisiana
|Died||May 6, 2007 (aged 74)|
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Several well-known musicians studied under Batiste while at Southern University. They include Branford Marsalis, Randy Jackson (American Idol), his brother Herman, Donald Harrison, Henry Butler, Charlie Singleton (Cameo), Ronald Myers and Woodie Douglas (Spirit).
He died in New Orleans of a heart attack in his sleep, aged 74.
- 1984: Musique D'Afrique Nouvell Orleans (India Navigation)
- 1988: Bayou Magic (India Navigation)
- 1993: Late (Columbia Records)
- 1999: Songs, Words and Messages, Connections (SLM Records)
- 2007: Marsalis Music Honors Series: Alvin Batiste
With Cannonball Adderley
- The Black Messiah (1972)
With Billy Cobham
- Magic (1977)
With Henry Butler
- The Village (1987, Impulse!)
With Clarinet Summit
- Clarinet Summit (1984)
With Marlon Jordan
- Marlon's Mode (1997)
With Mark Whitfield
- Patrice (1991)
With Wynton Marsalis
- Crescent City Christmas Card (1990)
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