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 (Results 51-75 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-073460 10-in. 3/19/1942 Skylark Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-073461 10-in. 3/19/1942 Second balcony jump Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-073462 10-in. 3/19/1942 Stormy Monday blues Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2337 10-in. 6/11/1946 Blues to end all blues J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2338 10-in. 6/11/1946 Among my souvenirs J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2339 10-in. 6/11/1946 Mean to me J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D6VB-2340 10-in. 6/11/1946 Osculate me, daddy J. C. Heard Orchestra ; Etta Jones Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-0800 10-in. 5/8/1947 Take me back to Little Rock (Arkansas) Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-0801 10-in. 5/8/1947 Aggravatin' papa Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-0802 10-in. 5/8/1947 Daddy, daddy blues Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-0803 10-in. 5/8/1947 Outside of that Lil Green ; Lil Green Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1215 10-in. 6/30/1947 Trouble is a man Hall Sisters ; Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1216 10-in. 6/30/1947 You never can tell the depth of a well (by the length of the handle on the pump) Hall Sisters ; Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Female vocal trio, with jazz/dance septet instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1658 10-in. 9/29/1947 An ace in the hole Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1659 10-in. 9/29/1947 Mister jelly fingers Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1660 10-in. 9/29/1947 Hey, sister Lucy (what makes your lips so juicy) Jesse Stone Orchestra ; Jesse Stone Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1662 10-in. 9/29/1947 Keep your big mouth shut Jesse Stone Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1676 10-in. 10/6/1947 It shouldn't happen to a dream Luther Henderson Orchestra ; Leslie Scott Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1677 10-in. 10/6/1947 So long Luther Henderson Orchestra ; Leslie Scott Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1678 10-in. 10/6/1947 I'm getting sentimental over you Luther Henderson Orchestra ; Leslie Scott Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1679 10-in. 10/6/1947 Blue and sentimental Luther Henderson Orchestra ; Leslie Scott Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1684 10-in. 10/8/1947 What ev'ry woman knows Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1685 10-in. 10/8/1947 Overwork blues Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1708 10-in. 10/8/1947 Misery is a thing called Moe Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor D7VB-1709 10-in. 10/8/1947 This is a fine time Etta Jones ; Luther Henderson Orchestra Female vocal solo, with jazz quintet instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 51-75 of 106 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Budd," accessed April 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105494.

Johnson, Budd. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105494.

"Johnson, Budd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 April 2024.

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