Bud Shank

Bud Shank

Real Name:
Clifford Everett Shank, Jr.
Profile:
Jazz musician (alto and baritone saxophone, flute, arrangements). Attended the University of North Carolina between 1944-1946 then moved to California where he studied with trumpeter/composer Shorty Rogers and played in the big bands of Charlie Barnet (1947-8) and Stan Kenton (1950-51).

He spent most of the '60s recording in L.A. studios before forming the L.A. Four in the '70s. Practiced jazz flute at times during this period, but reverted full-time to the alto saxophone in the mid-'80s.

Born May 27th, 1926, in Dayton, Ohio; died April 2nd, 2009, in Tucson, Arizona.
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Bud Shank Discography

Albums

PJLP-7 Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank - Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank(10", Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJLP-7 US 1953 Sell This Version
Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer - Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer (Album) Pacific Jazz Records, Pacific Jazz Records US 1954 Sell This Version
PJLP-14 Bud Shank Bud Shank And Three Trombones(10", Album, Mono) Pacific Jazz Records PJLP-14 US 1954 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank - Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Volume 2 (Album) Pacific Jazz Records US 1954 Sell This Version
Bud Shank & Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins Bud Shank & Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins - Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins (Album) Pacific Jazz Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank - Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank (Album) Pacific Jazz Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Bud Shank The Saxophone Artistry Of Bud Shank (Comp, Album) Pacific Jazz Records US 1956 Sell This Version
Herbie Harper* Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon (2) Herbie Harper* Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon (2) - Herbie Harper Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon (Album) Liberty US 1956 Sell This Version
Chet Baker & Bud Shank Chet Baker & Bud Shank - Theme Music From "The James Dean Story" (Album) World Pacific US 1957 Sell This Version
Gary Crosby (2) , Orchestra Conducted By Bud Shank Gary Crosby (2) , Orchestra Conducted By Bud Shank - Gary Crosby (Album) World Pacific Records UK 1957 Sell This Version
Bud Shank, Bob Cooper Bud Shank, Bob Cooper - Flute 'N Oboe (Album) Pacific Jazz Records Italy 1957 Sell This Version
Bud Shank And Bob Cooper Bud Shank And Bob Cooper - The Swing's To TV (Album) World Pacific Records US 1958 Sell This Version
86 055 LPB Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, Buddy Collette, Art Pepper Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, Buddy Collette, Art Pepper - Showcase For Modern Jazz(10") Brunswick 86 055 LPB UK & Europe 1958 Sell This Version
PJX 5000 Bud Shank Bud Shank In Africa(LP) Pacific Jazz Records PJX 5000 South Africa 1958 Sell This Version
Bud Shank Slippery When Wet (Album) World Pacific Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Bud Shank Holiday In Brazil (Album) World Pacific US 1959 Sell This Version
Bud Shank & Bob Cooper Bud Shank & Bob Cooper - Blowin' Country (Album) World Pacific US 1959 Sell This Version
Bud Shank Latin Contrasts (Album) World Pacific US 1959 Sell This Version
Kimio Eto & Bud Shank Kimio Eto & Bud Shank - Koto & Flute (The Japanese Koto Music Of Kimio Eto Featuring The Flute Of Bud Shank) (Album) World Pacific US 1960 Sell This Version
Bud Shank Plays Tenor (Album) Pacific Jazz Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Bud Shank New Groove (Album) Pacific Jazz Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Bud Shank Barefoot Adventure (Album) Pacific Jazz Records US 1961 Sell This Version
WP-1406 Kitty White, Corky Hale, Bud Shank Kitty White, Corky Hale, Bud Shank - Intimate(LP, Mono, RE) World Pacific WP-1406 US 1961 Sell This Version
Bud Shank & Clare Fischer Bud Shank & Clare Fischer - Bossa Nova Jazz Samba (Album) Pacific Jazz Records US 1962 Sell This Version
Bud Shank with Maynard Ferguson - Stu Williamson and Bob Enevoldson* Bud Shank with Maynard Ferguson - Stu Williamson and Bob Enevoldson* - Bud Shank (Album) Crown Records (2) US 1963 Sell This Version