Bud Freeman


The Bud Freeman All-Star Swing Sessions Featuring Shorty Baker

  • Release Date: 24 May 1993
  • PRCD-24286-2

That tenor saxophonist, and sometime-clarinetist, Lawrence "Bud" Freeman is strongly associated with the "Chicago style" school of traditional jazz is additionally fitting, since Freeman was born (1906) and died (1991) in the Windy City. His was also the first true alternative to the approach of tenor saxophone pioneer Coleman Hawkins until Lester Young blew in like a cool breeze with the Count Basie orchestra of the mid- to late 1930s. This set has as its centerpiece one … MORE