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 101-106 of 106 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 81298 7/20/1951 Trinidad Daddy Gladys Bruce instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 81299 7/20/1951 The right kind of feeling Gladys Bruce instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 81462 8/28/1951 Budd's boogie Joe Black and his Boogie Woogie Boys instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 81463 8/28/1951 Lovely evening blues Joe Black and his Boogie Woogie Boys instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 81464 8/28/1951 Tyree's boogie-1 Joe Black and his Boogie Woogie Boys instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 81465 8/28/1951 Flag wavin' boogie Joe Black and his Boogie Woogie Boys instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
(Results 101-106 of 106 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Johnson, Budd," accessed April 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105494.

Johnson, Budd. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105494.

"Johnson, Budd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105494

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