Albert Wing started out at the age of 9 on clarinet, then switched to saxophone at age 13. Albert attended Cerritos Junior College in Norwalk, then went to Salt Lake City where he met the Fowler brothers and their father Bill, who "helped me out and got me some scholarships to go to school".
Albert almost joined The Mothers in 1973, but was pre-empted when Napoleon Murphy Brock showed up after all. Wing: "I'd known Frank for quite a long time through Bruce and Tom. Originally I'd auditioned for Frank's group back in '73. I auditioned on the (Bebop) "Tango"...for him, and nailed that. And he said, "Wow, pretty impressive." And actually he said that I had the gig." A half an hour later, Albert was informed that Napi had the gig.
Albert Wing provided tenor sax for Broadway The Hard Way, The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life, Make A Jazz Noise Here, You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 4, and You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 6; also for the unreleased Trance-Fusion.