Budd Johnson

Albert J. "Budd" Johnson III (December 14, 1910 – October 20, 1984) was an American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist who worked extensively with, among others, Ben Webster, Benny Goodman, Big Joe Turner, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, Count Basie, Billie Holiday and, especially, Earl Hines.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 14, 1910 (Dallas), Died October 20, 1984 (Kansas City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: saxophone, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, songwriter, vocalist

Notes: Real name is Albert J. Johnson; name listed on Bluebird disc label as A. Johnson. Compositions often credited as Albert Johnson.

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-055176 10-in. 12/2/1940 In swamp lands Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-055177 10-in. 12/2/1940 I'm falling for you Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-055178 10-in. 12/2/1940 Ev'rything depends on you Earl Hines Orchestra ; Madeline Green Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-055179 10-in. 12/2/1940 Comin' in home Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-055180 10-in. 12/2/1940 Jelly, jelly Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061540 10-in. 8/20/1941 It had to be you Earl Hines Orchestra ; Madeline Green ; Three Varieties Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061541 10-in. 8/20/1941 Windy City jive Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061542 10-in. 8/20/1941 Straight to love Earl Hines Orchestra ; Leroy Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061543 10-in. 8/20/1941 Water boy Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061544 10-in. 8/20/1941 Swingin' on a "C" Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-061545 10-in. 8/20/1941 Yellow fire Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-063328 10-in. 4/3/1941 Up jumped the devil Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-063329 10-in. 4/3/1941 Sally won't you come back Earl Hines Orchestra ; Madeline Green ; Three Varieties Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-063330 10-in. 4/3/1941 Jersey bounce Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-063331 10-in. 4/3/1941 Julia Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone, songwriter  
Victor BS-063332 10-in. 4/3/1941 Southside Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-068400 10-in. 11/17/1941 The boy with the wistful eyes Earl Hines Orchestra ; Madeline Green ; Earl Hines ; Three Varieties Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-068401 10-in. 11/17/1941 The jitney man Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-068402 10-in. 11/17/1941 The earl Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-068403 10-in. 11/17/1941 You don't know what love is Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-070332 10-in. 10/28/1941 Somehow Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-070333 10-in. 10/28/1941 I got it bad and that ain't good Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine ; Madeline Green ; Three Varieties Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-070334 10-in. 10/28/1941 I never dreamt (you'd fall in love with me) Earl Hines Orchestra ; Madeline Green ; Three Varieties Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-070335 10-in. 10/28/1941 The Father jumps Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-073459 10-in. 3/19/1942 She'll always remember Earl Hines Orchestra ; Madeline Green ; Three Varieties Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 26-50 of 106 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Budd," accessed April 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105494.

Johnson, Budd. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105494.

"Johnson, Budd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 April 2024.

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