Lawrence "Bud" Freeman (April 13, 1906 – March 15, 1991) was an American jazz musician, bandleader, and composer, known mainly for playing the tenor saxophone, but also able at the clarinet. He had a smooth and full tenor sax style with a heavy robust swing. He was one of the most influential and important jazz tenor saxophonists of the big band era. His major recordings were "The Eel", "Tillie's Downtown Now", "Crazeology", "The Buzzard", and "After Awhile", composed with Benny Goodman.
- Show More...
- Continue reading at Wikipedia...
- Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license
Birth and Death Data: Born April 13, 1906 (Chicago), Died March 15, 1991 (Chicago)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1962
Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, saxophone, leader, clarinet, director, composer, songwriter, vocalist
= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 126-150 of 193 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||67391||10-in.||3/25/1940||Oh! Baby||Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||67392||10-in.||3/25/1940||I need some pettin'||Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||67393||10-in.||3/25/1940||Susie||Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||67394||10-in.||3/25/1940||Big boy||Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||67477||10-in.||4/4/1940||Sensation||Bud Freeman||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||67478||10-in.||4/4/1940||Fidgety feet||Bud Freeman||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||67479||10-in.||4/4/1940||Tia Juana||Bud Freeman||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||67480||10-in.||4/4/1940||Copenhagen||Bud Freeman||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||68153||10-in.||9/26/1940||Gee, but I hate to go home alone||Teddy Grace||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||68154||10-in.||9/26/1940||sing, it's good for ya||Teddy Grace||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||68155||10-in.||9/26/1940||Gee what the boys in the back room will have||Teddy Grace||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||68156||10-in.||9/26/1940||I'm the lonesomest gal in town||Teddy Grace||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||73279||1/16/1946||After you've gone||Bing Crosby||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||73280||1/16/1946||Personality||Bing Crosby||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||73278||1/16/1946||Blue (and broken hearted)||Bing Crosby||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||73482||3/27/1946||She's funny that way-1||Eddie Condon Orchestra||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||73483||3/27/1946||Stars fell on Alabama||Eddie Condon Orchestra||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||73985||6/30/1947||Louisville Lou||Sophie Tucker||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||73986||6/30/1947||Some of these days||Sophie Tucker||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||80039||10/7/1949||Muskrat ramble||Firehouse Five Plus Two||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||80040||10/7/1949||South Rampart Street parade||Firehouse Five Plus Two||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||86061||3/19/1954||Basin Street blues||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||86062||3/19/1954||Otchi-Tchor-Ni-Ya||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||86064||3/19/1954||Margie||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
|Decca||86073||3/19/1954||Basin Street blues, part 1||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, tenor saxophone|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Freeman, Bud," accessed June 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101975.
Freeman, Bud. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101975.
"Freeman, Bud." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 June 2023.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Wikipedia: Bud Freeman
Discogs: Bud Freeman
Allmusic: Bud Freeman
Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Freeman, Bud, 1906-1991 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50026374
Wikidata: Bud Freeman - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q711163
MusicBrainz: Bud Freeman - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/69385710-666e-4694-9041-2bc5213195bb
Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license
Send the Editors a message about this record.