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Paul Desmond - 100% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz
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Gerry Mulligan - 81% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gerald Joseph Mulligan, 6 April 1927, New York City, New York, USA, d. 19 January 1996, Darien, Connecticut, USA. Raised in Philadelphia, Mulligan started out on piano before concentrating on arranging. He also took up the saxophone, first the alto and a few years later the baritone. Among the name bands that used his arrangements were those led by Gene Krupa and Claude Thor Read more

Warne Marsh - 79% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Lee Konitz - 77% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mjq - 77% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz
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The Modern Jazz Quartet - 77% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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Stan Getz - 70% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Dance Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 February 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 6 June 1991, Malibu, California, USA. Getz played several reed instruments as a child, especially the alto saxophone, but he finally chose the tenor saxophone and by the age of 15 was playing professionally. Within a year he had made his first records, playing with Jack Teagarden, who became, technically at least, Getz Read more

Chico Hamilton - 64% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Foreststorn Hamilton, 21 September 1921, Los Angeles, California, USA. Hamilton’s future career as a drummer was well established even before he left school. By that time he had played with many other young fledgling jazz artists, including Dexter Gordon, Ernie Royal, Charles Mingus and Buddy Collette (who would later become his musical partner). In 1940 he performed br Read more

Art Pepper - 63% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz Latin Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 September 1925, Gardena, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 15 June 1982, Panorama City, California, USA. Pepper started out on clarinet at the age of nine, switching to alto saxophone four years later. After appearing in school groups, he first played professionally with Gus Arnheim’s band. During his mid-teens he developed his jazz style sitting in with otherwise all- Read more

Zoot Sims - 61% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Haley Sims, 29 October 1925, Inglewood, California, USA, d. 23 March 1985, New York City, New York, USA. Sims played clarinet in grade school but took up the tenor saxophone to work with singer Kenny Baker in 1941. He played with Bobby Sherwood from 1942-43, Sonny Durham in 1943 and the Benny Goodman big band in 1944. His recording debut was with Joe Bushkin’s smal Read more

Ben Webster - 55% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Big Band & Swing Blues Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Benjamin Francis Webster, 27 March 1909, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, d. 20 September 1973, Amsterdam, Netherlands. After studying violin and piano, and beginning his professional career on the latter instrument, Webster took up the tenor saxophone around 1930. He quickly became adept on this instrument; within a year he was playing with Bennie Moten and later worked with And Read more

Jimmy Giuffre - 51% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Peter Giuffre, 26 April 1921, Dallas, Texas, USA, d. 24 April 2008, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA. A graduate of the North Texas College in 1942, Giuffre entered the US Army where he gained professional band experience playing saxophones and clarinet. On his discharge he played in a succession of big bands, including those led by Buddy Rich, Jimmy Dorsey, Boyd Raeburn Read more

Benny Golson - 50% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 January 1929, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. After receiving tuition on the piano as a child, Golson began playing tenor saxophone professionally in 1951 in Bullmoose Jackson’s R&B band. It was here that he first met Tadd Dameron, who had a great influence upon his writing. In the early and mid-50s he played in bands led by Dameron, Lionel Hampton and Earl Bost Read more

Phil Woods - 50% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 November 1931, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. Woods began playing alto saxophone as a child, studied later at the Juilliard School of Music in New York and by his early 20s had already made a significant mark on jazz. Playing hard bop and acknowledging Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker but never slavishly so, Woods became a vital force in jazz in the late 50s. He led his o Read more

Charlie Rouse - 46% match to Bud Shank

Genres: Jazz World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 April 1924, Washington, DC, USA, d. 30 November 1988, Seattle, Washington, USA. After learning to play clarinet, Rouse took up the tenor saxophone; by the end of his teens he was proficient enough to be hired by Billy Eckstine for his bebop-orientated big band. Thereafter, Rouse played with Dizzy Gillespie, Tadd Dameron and Fats Navarro. At the end of the 40s he worked in Read more


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