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Bud Freeman

ts, 1906-1991 US, Chicago
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Lawrence Freeman

Lawrence "Bud" Freeman (April 13, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois - March 15, 1991 in Chicago) was a U.S. jazz musician, bandleader, and composer, known mainly for playing the tenor saxophone, but he also played the clarinet. He was one of the most influential and important jazz tenor saxophonists of the swing era.

  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Three Little Words on Three's No Crowd by Bud Freeman
Bud Meets Bob on Bud Freeman with Bob Barnard's Jazz Band by Bud Freeman
Tia Juana on Stop, Look and Listen to Bud Freeman by Bud Freeman
I Can't Give You Anything but Love on Stop, Look and Listen to Bud Freeman by Bud Freeman
Bessie Couldn't Help It on The Indispensable Bix Beiderbecke by Bix Beiderbecke
Tillie's Downtown Now on Cinderella Man by Thomas Newman & Various Artists
That Da Da Strain on Red Nichols : Original 1929 Recordings by Red Nichols
Basin Street Blues on Stop, Look and Listen to Bud Freeman by Bud Freeman
Sunday on Stop, Look and Listen to Bud Freeman by Bud Freeman
You're A Sweetheart on Something To Remember You By by Bud Freeman

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Complete Commodore & Decca Eddie Condon & Bud Freeman SessionsEddie Condon, Bud Freeman2015Compil.
Four Classic Albums PlusBud Freeman2012Compil.
In Chronology - 1928-1938Bud Freeman2009Album
In Chronology - 1946Bud Freeman2009Album
In Chronology - 1945-1946Bud Freeman2009Album
LiveBud Freeman2008Album
The Man - Live In Dublin 1976Bud Freeman2008Album
Tenor Sax And Orchestra/ Bud FreemanBud Freeman2007Album
The Worlds Greatest Jazz Band At Manchester Trade Hall England 1971Yank Lawson, Billy Butterfield, Vic Dickenson, Bob Wilber, Eddie Hubble, Bud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Bob Haggart, Gus Johnson2006Album
Bones For The King (BBC Broadcasts 1966, 74 & 76)Alex Welsh Featuring Dickie Wells And Bud Freeman2004Compil.
All Star Swing SessionsBud Freeman2003Compil.
The Bud Freeman All Star Swing SessionsBud Freeman2003Album
With The Alex Welsh BandBud Freeman2003Album
Jazzmeeting In HollandBud Freeman, Jimmy McPartland, Ted Easton's Jazzband2003Compil.
The Dolphin Has A MessageBud Freeman2001Album
The Red Nichols And His Five PenniesRed Nichols And His Five Pennies Featuring: Benny Goodman • Glenn Miller • Gene Krupa • Jack Teagarden • Eddie Lang • Adrian Rollini • Miff Mole • Jimmy Dorsey • Bud Freeman • Joe Sullivan, Carl Kress1999Compil.
Planet JazzBud Freeman1998Compil.
Swingin' With "The Eel"Bud Freeman1998Compil.
California SessionBud Freeman1997Album
1928-1939Bud Freeman1997Compil.
1939-1940Bud Freeman1995Compil.
1928-1938Bud Freeman1994Compil.
SuperbudBud Freeman and The Keith Ingham Trio1994Album
Two MoodsBeryl Bryden, Bud Freeman1994Album
Great Original Performances 1927-1940Bud Freeman1992Compil.
Something To Remember You ByBud Freeman1990Album
Gentleman Of The TenorBud Freeman1990Compil.
Keep Smilin' At TroubleBud Freeman1987Compil.
Rare 1937 Broadcast RecordingsTommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, Bunny Berigan, Bud Freeman1985Album
Two Guitars And A Horn (Volume II)Carl Kress / George Barnes / Bud Freeman1983Album
Live At Louisiana Jazz Club GenovaYank Lawson / Bud Freeman / Ralph Sutton / Kenny Davern1982Album
Ralph Sutton And The JazzbandRalph Sutton Featuring Ruby Braff, Kenny Davern, Bud Freeman, Milt Hinton, Gus Johnson, George Masso1981Album
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 29Mezz Mezzrow / Buck Clayton / Pee Wee Russell / Bud Freeman1981Compil.
Louis Armstrong With Fats Waller In Rare 1938 SessionLouis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Al Casey, George Wettling, Fats Waller1981Compil.
Jazzmeeting In HollandBud Freeman, Jimmy McPartland, Ted Easton's Jazzband1981Album
Swinging TenorsBud Freeman - Eddie Miller1981Compil.
Satin DollBud Freeman1980Album
PopsLouis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Al Casey, George Wettling1980Album
The Dolphin Has A MessageBud Freeman1980Album
Jazz Na Koncertnom Podiju Vol. 3Johnny Griffin, Art Taylor, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Harry Edison, Bud Freeman, Dewey Redman1979Album
Three's No CrowdBud Freeman1979Compil.
Three's No CrowdBud Freeman1979Compil.
Live In HaarlemBud Freeman And The Cees Slinger Trio1978Album
Humphrey's About With Bud FreemanHumphrey Lyttelton, Bud Freeman1978Album
Last Night When We Were YoungBud Freeman1978Album
Live!The Wolverines Jazzband With Bud Freeman1978Album
Buck & BudBucky Pizzarelli With Bud Freeman1976Album
Bud Freeman With Bob Barnard's Jazz BandBud Freeman With Bob Barnard's Jazz Band1976Album
25 Years AfterMilan College Jazz Society Starring Ralph Sutton, Bud Freeman, Oscar Klein, Lino Patruno1976Album
Song Of The TenorBud Freeman1976Album
Beryl, Bud And Bluesy BalladsBeryl Bryden And Bud Freeman1976Album
Multiple SwingThe Four City Seven + One, Bud Freeman1976Album
Bud Meets BuddyBud Freeman And Buddy Tate1976Album
Bud And His BuddiesThe Dutch Swing College Band And Bud Freeman1975Album
Bud's BirthdayBud Freeman Meets Bill Grah - Alfons Würzl Hot-Six1975Album
Milan, May 24thBud Freeman - Wingy Manone - Lino Patruno - Milan College Jazz Society1975Album
SuperbudBud Freeman And The Keith Ingham Trio1975Album
The Joy Of SaxBud Freeman1975Album
Dixieland JubileeEddie Condon, Bud Freeman, Pee Wee Russell, Sidney Bechet, Miff Mole, Muggsy Spanier1975Compil.
Eddie Condon & Bud FreemanEddie Condon, Bud Freeman1973Album
The Commodore YearsEddie Condon & Bud Freeman1973Compil.
In Concert: Vol. 1 - Massey HallThe World's Greatest JazzBand Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart Special Guest Bobby Hackett With Vic Dickenson1973Album
In The Troc 10 Greats Of JazzBud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Gus Johnson, Bob Wilber, Billy Butterfield, Yank Lawson, Bob Haggart, Lou McGarity, Carl Fontana, Clancy Hayes, Peanuts Hucko1969Album
Top TenorsBud Freeman / Eddie Miller1969Compil.
The Compleat Bud FreemanBud Freeman1969Compil.
Swing ClassicsBunny Berigan And Bud Freeman, Jess Stacy, Joe Sullivan1969Compil.
In The Troc, 10 Greats Of JazzBud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Morey Feld, Billy Butterfield, Lou McGarity, Yank Lawson, Peanuts Hucko, Cutty Cutshall, Bob Haggart, Clancy Hayes1968Album
Jazz from a Swinging EraEarl Hines, Roy Eldridge, Buck Clayton, Vic Dickenson, Budd Johnson, Bud Freeman, Earle Warren, Sir Charles Thompson, Oliver Jackson, Bill Pemperton1967Album
The Ten Greats Of Jazz In The Troc, Elitch GardensBud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Morey Feld, Billy Butterfield, Lou McGarity, Yank Lawson, Peanuts Hucko, Cutty Cutshall, Bob Haggart, Clancy Hayes1967Album
Tenor Of JazzBud Freeman, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Eddie Miller, Ben Webster1967Album
Freeman & Co.Bud Freeman1966Album
Bud Freeman EsqBud Freeman1966Album
Saturday Night Fish FryRoy Eldridge, Bud Freeman With Elmer Snowden Sextet1966Album
Something TenderBud Freeman And George Barnes And Carl Kress1963Album
Chicago And All That Jazz!Eddie Condon, Bud Freeman, Bob Haggart, Gene Krupa, Jimmy McPartland, Pee Wee Russell, Joe Sullivan, Jack Teagarden1961Album
Midnight SessionBud Freeman And Mary Mulligan1960Album
Newport Jazz Festival All StarsBuck Clayton / Vic Dickenson / Pee Wee Russell / Bud Freeman / George Wein / Champ Jones / Jake Hanna1960Album
There'll Be Some Changes MadeBud Freeman1958Single
The Bud Freeman GroupBud Freeman1957Album
Classics In JazzBud Freeman1957Single
ChicagoBud Freeman1957Album
Bud Freeman And His All Star JazzBud Freeman1957Album
JazzBud Freeman, DeMarco Sisters1957Album
Bud FreemanBud Freeman1955Album
Dixieland JazzBobby Byrne And His Orchestra / Bud Freeman1955Album
Bud FreemanBud Freeman1955Album
Classics In JazzBud Freeman1955Album
Comes JazzBud Freeman1954Album
Homesick, That's All / The Night Is Young And You're So Beautiful / For Musicians Only (A Musical Treatise On Jazz)Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore / Bud Freeman And The The V-Disc All Stars1946Album
The Atomic Era / I'm Just Wild About HarryBud Freeman And Ray McKinley / Bud Freeman's All Star Orchestra1946Album
Rogers and Hart AlbumLee Wiley, Bud Freeman, Max Kaminsky, Joe Bushkin1940Album
Martin Block's WNEW Swing ShowLouis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jack Teagarden, Bud Freeman, Al Casey, George WettlingAlbum
Dixieland U.S.A.Arvell Shaw, Pee Wee Russell, Buck Clayton, Vic Dickenson, Bud Freeman, Jo Jones, Lou CarterAlbum
Jazz EncounterWill Bradley, Trigger Alpert, Lou Stein, Paul Kashian, Bill Stegmeyer, Bud Freeman, Rex Stewart, Barry GalbraithSingle
DixielandPee Wee Russell, Bud Freeman And Buck Clayton With His All-StarsAlbum
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 34Erskine Hawkins / Charlie Barnet / Bud FreemanCompil.
China BoyBud FreemanSingle
Home CookingBud FreemanCompil.
In Concert: Vol. 2 At Carnegie HallThe World's Greatest JazzBand Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart With Special Guests Bobby Hackett And Maxine Sullivan With Bud FreemanAlbum
Jack Hits The RoadLu Watters / Bud FreemanCompil.
Private JivesMinerva Pious And Bud FreemanAlbum
International SessionsBilly Butterfield, Jørgen Svare, Roy Williams, Bud FreemanAlbum
Kings of Swing Volume TwoGene Krupa, Bunny Berigan, Bud Freeman, Jack Teagarden, Benny Goodman, Joe Sullivan, Jess StacyCompil.
Jazz VignettesGeorge Barnes / Bud FreemanAlbum
Chicagoans In New YorkBud FreemanAlbum
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