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Joe Bushkin

p, 1916-2004 US, New York City
Musician of Jazz

Joe Bushkin (November 7, 1916 – November 3, 2004) was an American jazz pianist.Born in New York City, Bushkin began his career by playing trumpet and piano with New York City dance bands, including Frank LaMare's Band at the Roseland Ballroom in Brooklyn. He joined Bunny Berigan's band in 1935, played with Eddie Condon from 1936 to 1937, and with Max Kaminsky and Joe Marsala, before rejoining Berigan in 1938. He then left to join Muggsy Spanier's Ragtime Band in 1939. From the late 1930s through to the late 1940s he also worked with Eddie Condon on records, radio and television. After service in World War II he worked with Louis Armstrong, Bud Freeman and Benny Goodman.

  • Piano
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Everyday Is Christmas on Piano Moods by Joe Bushkin
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (From "Kiss the Boys Goodbye") on The Homefront 1941-1945 by Tommy Dorsey
The Way We Were - Live on The Complete United Artist Sessions by Bing Crosby
Cuando Caliente El Sol - Live on The Complete United Artist Sessions by Bing Crosby
They Say It's Wonderful on At Twilight by Eddie Heywood
I've Got A Crush On You on At Twilight by Eddie Heywood
Portrait Of Tallulah on At Twilight by Eddie Heywood
Hallelujah on Piano Moods by Joe Bushkin
Pennies From Heaven on Piano Moods by Joe Bushkin
I've Got a Crush On You on Piano Moods by Joe Bushkin

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Title Artist Year Type
Seven Classic AlbumsJoe Bushkin2017Compil.
Mostly Instrumentals Part TwoThe V-Disc All Stars Featuring Bob Haggart - Peanuts Hucko - Joe Bushkin - Johnny Blowers - Chris Griffin - Stan Hasselgard2012Album
In Chronology - 1940-1946Joe Bushkin2008Album
In Chronology - 1947-1950Joe Bushkin2008Album
Road to Oslo & Play It Again JoeJoe Bushkin1995Compil.
"Ballin' The Jack"Eddie Condon And His Band, Fats Waller, Joe Bushkin, Joe Sullivan1989Compil.
Our Love Is Here To StayJoe Bushkin1985Single
The World Is Waiting 1942-1946Mel Powell, Joe Bushkin1979Compil.
The World Is WaitingMel Powell, Joe Bushkin1979Album
Play It Again, JoeJoe Bushkin1977Album
Doctor DoolittleJoe Bushkin1968Single
Joe Bushkin Turns Doctor Dolittle OnJoe Bushkin1968Album
Night Sounds San FranciscoJoe Bushkin, Marty Paich1966Album
Night Sounds - San FranciscoJoe Bushkin1966Single
In Concert, Town HallJoe Bushkin1964Album
Queen CleoJoe Bushkin1962Single
Listen To The QuietJoe Bushkin1959Album
Blue AngelsJoe Bushkin1958Album
Bushkin Spotlights Berlin - Part 1Joe Bushkin1958Single
I Get A Kick Out Of Porter (Part 1)Joe Bushkin1958Single
Piano After MIdnightJoe Bushkin with Buck Clayton1958Album
Blue AngelsJoe Bushkin1958Single
NightsoundsJoe Bushkin1958Album
Roundtable Talk / TrudyJoe Bushkin1958Single
I Get A Kick Out Of PorterJoe Bushkin1958Album
Skylight RhapsodyJoe Bushkin1957Album
Bushkin Spotlights BerlinJoe Bushkin1957Album
Skylight RhapsodyJoe Bushkin1957Single
Skylight RhapsodyJoe Bushkin1957Single
A Fellow Needs A GirlJoe Bushkin1956Album
At TwilightEddie Heywood / Joe Bushkin1956Album
The Jazz KeyboardsLennie Tristano, Marian McPartland, Bobby Scott, Joe Bushkin1955Album
Piano And RhythmJoe Bushkin1954Album
After Hours With Joe BushkinJoe Bushkin1952Album
Maggy Fisher's Piano Playhouse -- Cy Walter And Stan Freeman With Joe Bushkin, Guest StarCy Walter, Stan Freeman, Joe Bushkin1950Album
Joe BushkinJoe Bushkin1950Album
I Love A PianoJoe Bushkin1950Album
You Do Something To Me / Three Little Words / Four Rich BrothersJoe Bushkin, Bobby Hackett / Raymond Scott Quintet / Buddy Rich Big Band1949Album
The Song Is Ended / Sweet Georgia BrownJoe Bushkin1948Album
Rogers and Hart AlbumLee Wiley, Bud Freeman, Max Kaminsky, Joe Bushkin1940Album
Serenade In Thirds/I Can't Get StartedJoe BushkinAlbum
Three Keyboards / The Lion And The LambWillie "The Lion" Smith, Jess Stacy, Joe BushkinAlbum
Martin Kane Theme / No Moon At All / 12th Street Rag / Hoity-HoityEddie Safranski, Joe BushkinSingle
Piano Styles Of Joe BushkinJoe BushkinSingle
Piano After MIdnightJoe BushkinAlbum
California, Here I ComeJoe BushkinSingle
Here In My ArmsJoe BushkinSingle
Manhattan RhapsodyJoe BushkinAlbum
piano after midnightJoe BushkinAlbum
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