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Budd Johnson

ts, 1910-1984 US, Dallas
Singer / Musician / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Albert J. Johnson

American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, arranger and singer Born : December 14, 1910 in Dallas, Texas Died : October 20, 1984 in Kansas City, Missouri He was brother of jazz trombonist Keg Johnson and grandfather of Hip-Hop artist Prodigy.

  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
5400 North on The Nifty Cat by Various Artists
Ya! Ya! on Ya! Ya! [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions] by Budd Johnson
Sugar Foot Stomp on Live In Bangkok 1956 by Benny Goodman
Exactly Like You on Earl Hines & Jimmy Rushing: Blues & Things by Jimmy Rushing & Earl Hines
Don't Be That Way on Live In Bangkok 1956 by Benny Goodman
Louisiana on Earl Hines & Jimmy Rushing: Blues & Things by Jimmy Rushing & Earl Hines
Under Paris Skies on French Cookin' by Budd Johnson
King Porter Stomp on Live In Bangkok 1956 by Benny Goodman
Big John Special on Live In Bangkok 1956 by Benny Goodman
St. Louis Blues on Earl Hines & Jimmy Rushing: Blues & Things by Jimmy Rushing & Earl Hines

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
International Jazz GroupArvell Shaw, Budd Johnson, André Persiany2014Single
In Chronology - 1944-1952Budd Johnson2009Album
The Stanley Dance SessionsBudd Johnson2005Compil.
Ya! Ya!Budd Johnson1999Album
1969-71The JPJ Quartet Featuring Budd Johnson1995Compil.
The Dirty Old MenEarl Hines / Budd Johnson1994Album
Sassy - 1950-1954Sarah Vaughan Featuring Clifford Brown, Paul Quinichette, Herbie Mann, Miles Davis, Budd Johnson, Jimmy Jones, Joe Benjamin, Roy Haynes1993Compil.
The Master Saxes - Club Convert Vol.1 : 48/61Barney Wilen / Charlie Parker / Lucky Thompson / Lee Konitz / Cecil Payne / Zoot Sims / Budd Johnson Meet Bud Powell1993Album
LiveCharlie Shavers & Budd Johnson1990Compil.
The Ole Dude & The Fundance KidBudd Johnson / Phil Woods1985Album
The International Jazz Group - Volume OneThe International Jazz Group International Jazz Group Arvell Shaw, Taft Jordan, Vic Dickenson, Budd Johnson, André Persiany, Gus Johnson, George Berg1985Album
Bebop Revisited, Vol.4James Moody, Bennie Green, Budd Johnson, Roy Haynes, Babs Gonzales1982Album
"Ya! Ya!"Budd Johnson1970Album
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
Mood To Be Wooed (Sexy Saxophones And Strings)Illinois Jacquet • Budd Johnson • James Moody • Sandy Mosse1967Compil.
Off The WallBudd Johnson With Joe Newman1965Album
Ya! Ya!Budd Johnson1964Album
French Cookin'Budd Johnson1963Album
Budd Johnson And The Four Brass GiantsBudd Johnson1960Album
All My LoveBudd Johnson1960Single
Big Beat Dance PartyBudd Johnson1959Album
You're Driving Me Crazy / On The AlamoBudd Johnson1959Single
Skin Tight And Cymbal Wise!Vic Dickenson, Taft Jordan, Arvell Shaw, Budd Johnson, George Berg, André Persiany, Gus Johnson1958Album
Blues A La ModeBudd Johnson1958Album
Live Vol. 2Charlie Shavers, Budd JohnsonAlbum
Grande Parade du JazzEarl Hines, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Budd Johnson, Willie Mabon, Milt Buckner, Jo Jones, Tiny Grimes, Buddy Tate, Cozy ColeCompil.
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