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Buddy DeFranco

cl, 1923-2014 US, Camden, New Jersey
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Boniface Ferdinand Leonardo DeFranco

Boniface Ferdinand Leonard "Buddy" DeFranco (February 17, 1923 – December 24, 2014) was an American jazz clarinet player.

        
Instruments
  • Clarinet
  • Bass
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Rose Room on A Night Out With Verve by Various Artists
The Man I Love on Buddy Defranco And Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin by Oscar Peterson & Buddy DeFranco
It Ain't Necessarily So on Buddy Defranco And Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin by Oscar Peterson & Buddy DeFranco
Mine on 'S Paradise - The Gershwin Songbook by Various Artists
'S Wonderful on Buddy Defranco And Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin by Oscar Peterson & Buddy DeFranco
Tenderly on Pretty Moods By Buddy DeFranco by Buddy DeFranco
Left Field on Mr. Clarinet by Buddy DeFranco
If I Should Lose You on Pretty Moods By Buddy DeFranco by Buddy DeFranco
I Wants To Stay Here on Buddy Defranco And Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin by Oscar Peterson & Buddy DeFranco
I Was Doing All Right on Buddy Defranco And Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin by Oscar Peterson & Buddy DeFranco

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
BravuraBuddy DeFranco2015Album
The Buddy DeFranco WailersBuddy DeFranco2007Compil.
1949-1952Buddy DeFranco2007Compil.
The Artistry of Buddy DeFrancoBuddy DeFranco2006Single
The Artistry Of Buddy DeFrancoBuddy DeFranco2006Single
1949-1952Buddy DeFranco2005Compil.
Cookin' The BooksBuddy DeFranco2003Album
The Bright OneBuddy DeFranco2002Compil.
A Tribute to Benny Goodman: Memories of YouTerry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco, Herb Ellis Sextet2001Album
The Three SopranosBuddy DeFranco, Rolf Kühn, Eddie Daniels, hr Bigband, Kurt Bong2001Album
Mr. LuckyBuddy DeFranco1999Album
Gone With The WindBuddy DeFranco, Buddy DeFranco Quartet1999Album
Do Nothing Till You Hear From Us!Buddy DeFranco / Dave McKenna With Joe Cohn1999Album
The ChampsPutte Wickman & Buddy DeFranco With Claes Crona Trio1999Album
Terry Gibbs & Buddy DeFranco Play Steve AllenTerry Gibbs & Buddy DeFranco1999Album
Play George GershwinBuddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson1998Single
You Must Believe in SwingDave McKenna, Buddy DeFranco1997Album
Jazz Masters (100 Ans De Jazz)Buddy DeFranco1997Album
Free FallBuddy DeFranco1996Album
How High The MoonWardell Gray1995Compil.
The Buenos Aires ConcertsBuddy DeFranco1995Album
Modern Clarinets - Museum Of Modern JazzBuddy DeFranco And Hank D'Amico Orchestra / Hank D'Amico Sextet And The Buddy Weed Trio1993Album
Five Notes Of BluesBuddy DeFranco1992Album
Kings Of SwingTerry Gibbs, Buddy DeFranco, Herb Ellis Sextet1992Album
Free SailBuddy DeFranco1990Album
Air Mail SpecialTerry Gibbs / Buddy DeFranco1990Compil.
Jam Session 1955Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Buddy DeFranco, Ray Brown, Bill Harris, Louis Bellson1990Album
The Progressive Mr. De FrancoBuddy DeFranco1990Single
Born To Swing!Buddy DeFranco With The Al Raymond Big Band With Al Grey1988Album
Born To Swing!Buddy DeFranco Featured With The Al Raymond Big Band1988Album
Garden Of DreamsBuddy DeFranco, Martin Taylor1988Album
Chicago FireTerry Gibbs - Buddy DeFranco1987Album
HarkBuddy DeFranco meets The Oscar Peterson Quartet1985Album
Now's The TimeTerry Gibbs / Buddy DeFranco1984Album
Mr. LuckyBuddy DeFranco1984Album
Aurex Jazz Festival '83Les Brown And His Band Of Renown Special Guest Georgie Auld / Buddy DeFranco1983Album
Buddy De Franco Presents John Denman / John Denman Presents Buddy De FrancoBuddy DeFranco / John Denman1983Album
In The MoodThe Glenn Miller Orchestra Directed By Buddy DeFranco1983Compil.
Cool & QuietLennie Tristano, Buddy DeFranco1982Compil.
Eastern ExposureBuddy DeFranco, Eiji Kitamura And Introducing Scott Villiger1982Album
Jazz Party - First Time TogetherTerry Gibbs / Buddy DeFranco1981Album
Buddy DeFranco With Jim GillisBuddy DeFranco, Jim Gillis1978Album
WaterbedBuddy DeFranco Featuring Gordie Fleming1978Album
BorinquinBuddy DeFranco1977Album
Sessions, LiveBuddy DeFranco / Art Pepper1976Album
The Jazz Ambassadors Vol 2Lionel Hampton, Buddy Rich, Oscar Peterson & Ray Brown & Featuring Herb Ellis And Buddy DeFranco1976Compil.
Love Affair With A Clarinet (Volume 2)Buddy DeFranco With Jim Gillis1976Album
The Tatum Group MasterpiecesArt Tatum, Buddy DeFranco, Red Callender, Bill Douglass1975Album
The Tatum Group MasterpiecesArt Tatum, Louis Bellson, Benny Carter, Red Callender, Buddy DeFranco, Bill Douglass, Harry Edison, Roy Eldridge, Lionel Hampton, Jo Jones, Barney Kessel, Buddy Rich, John Simmons, Alvin Stoller, Ben Webster1975Compil.
Free SailBuddy DeFranco1974Album
Do You Wanna DanceThe Glenn Miller Orchestra Directed By Buddy DeFranco1973Single
Glenn Miller RevivalThe Glenn Miller Orchestra Directed By Buddy DeFranco1972Compil.
The Best Of The Glenn Miller Orchestra Newly Recorded In StereoThe Glenn Miller Orchestra, Buddy DeFranco1972Album
CrosscurrentsLennie Tristano & Buddy DeFranco1972Compil.
Recorded Live, Royal Festival Hall, London, EnglandThe Glenn Miller Orchestra, Buddy DeFranco1971Album
Do You Wanna DanceThe Glenn Miller Orchestra Conducted By Buddy DeFranco1969Album
In The Mod / Shangri-LaThe Glenn Miller Orchestra Under The Direction Of Buddy DeFranco1967Single
In The ModThe Glenn Miller Orchestra Under The Direction Of Buddy DeFranco1967Album
Live In TokyoGlenn Miller And His Orchestra directed by Buddy DeFranco1967Single
Blues BagBuddy DeFranco1965Album
The Girl From IpanemaBuddy DeFranco And Tommy Gumina1964Album
In Harm's Way / I Love You Little GirlBuddy DeFranco1964Single
Cross Country SuiteBuddy DeFranco1959Single
Plays Artie ShawBuddy DeFranco1958Album
Smoky Mountain Country / El Camino RealBuddy DeFranco1958Single
Cross Country SuiteBuddy DeFranco1958Album
The Art Tatum - Buddy De Franco QuartetArt Tatum, Buddy DeFranco1958Album
Buddy De Franco And The Oscar Peterson QuartetBuddy DeFranco And The Oscar Peterson Quartet1958Album
Buddy DeFranco Plays Benny GoodmanBuddy DeFranco1957Album
Chet Baker - Gerry Mulligan - Buddy DeFrancoChet Baker - Gerry Mulligan - Buddy DeFranco1957Compil.
The Buddy DeFranco WailersBuddy DeFranco1956Album
The Progressive Mr. De FrancoBuddy DeFranco1956Single
Buddy De Franco And Oscar Peterson Play George GershwinBuddy DeFranco, Oscar Peterson1955Single
Play George GershwinBuddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson1955Album
Buddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson Play George GershwinBuddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson1955Single
Play George GershwinBuddy DeFranco And Oscar Peterson1954Single
The Music of Buddy DeFrancoBuddy DeFranco1954Single
The Artistry Of Buddy DeFrancoBuddy DeFranco1954Album
The Progressive Mr. DeFrancoBuddy DeFranco1954Album
Takes You To The StarsBuddy DeFranco With The Herman McCoy Choir1954Album
Pretty MoodsBuddy DeFranco1954Album
Buddy De Franco With StringsBuddy DeFranco1954Album
The Song From Moulin Rouge / I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over YouBuddy DeFranco1953Album
King Of The ClarinetBuddy DeFranco1953Album
The Progressive Mr. De FrancoBuddy DeFranco1953Single
Wagon Wheels / T. D. ChantTommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Featuring Gene Krupa And Buddy DeFranco1944Album
The LiveliestBuddy DeFrancoAlbum
The Great Jazz Concerts At The Original "Royal Roost" - Never Available Heretofore!Tadd Dameron, Miles Davis, Kai Winding, Bud Powell, Lee Konitz, J.J. Johnson, Chuck Wayne, Buddy DeFrancoAlbum
Tootin' Through the Roof; Volume 1Joe Thomas, Hot Lips Page, Charlie Shavers, Buddy DeFranco, Slam Stewart, Sidney Catlett, Dave ToughAlbum
Street Scene / Over The RainbowBuddy DeFrancoAlbum
The Girl From IpanemaBuddy DeFranco & Tommy GuminaSingle
Black MagicBuddy DeFranco, Helen ForrestAlbum
Mood IndigoBuddy DeFrancoAlbum
Modern Clarinets - Museum Of Modern JazzBuddy DeFrancoSingle
Nobody Else But MeBuddy DeFranco, Metropole OrchestraAlbum
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