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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In Groups:
Art Pepper + Eleven, Art Pepper Nine, Barney Kessel And His Men, Barney Kessel Quintet, Bill Perkins Octet, Bobby Shew & His West Coast Friends, Bobby Troup And His Stars Of Jazz, Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers Quintet, Bud Shank And Bill Perkins Quintet, Bud Shank Orchestra, Bud Shank Quartet, Bud Shank With Strings, Buddy Collette And His Swinging Shepherds, Chet Baker Big Band, Chet Baker Sextet, Elmer Bernstein & Orchestra, Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Gerry Mulligan And The Jazz Combo, Gerry Mulligan Tentette, Henry Mancini And His Orchestra, Hot Rod Rumble Orchestra, Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Ike Carpenter And His Orchestra, Jimmy Giuffre's Orchestra, LA4, Lalo Schifrin & Orchestra, Laurindo Almeida Quartet, Leith Stevens' All Stars, Maynard Ferguson & His Orchestra, Milt Bernhart And His Orchestra, Pete Rugolo And His All Stars, Pete Rugolo Orchestra, Russ Freeman Quartet, Russ Freeman-Bill Perkins Quintet, Russell Garcia And His Orchestra, Shelly Manne & His Men, Shorty Rogers And His Augmented "Giants", Shorty Rogers And His Giants, Shorty Rogers And His Orchestra, Shorty Rogers Big Band, Stan Kenton And His Orchestra, The Bob Cooper Sextet, The Bud Shank / Bob Cooper Quintet, The Bud Shank Big Band, The Bud Shank Quintet, The Bud Shank Sextet, The Bud Shank-Bob Cooper Orchestra, The Buddy Bregman Orchestra, The Frankie Capp Percussion Group, The Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra, The Marty Paich Dek-Tette, The Mystic Moods Orchestra, The Zodiac, Vic Lewis West Coast All-Stars
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Albums

PJLP-7 Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank — Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank - Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank(10", Mono) Pacific Jazz PJLP-7 US 1953 Sell This Version
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PJLP-13 Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Volume 2 — Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank - Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Volume 2 Pacific Jazz PJLP-13 US 1954 Sell This Version
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PJ LP-20, PJL-20 Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer — Bud Shank Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer - Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer (Album) Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz PJ LP-20, PJL-20 US 1954 Sell This Version
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PJ-1205 Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins — Bud Shank Bud Shank & Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins Bud Shank & Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins - Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins (Album) Pacific Jazz PJ-1205 US 1955 Sell This Version
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PJ-1204 Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank — Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank - Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank (Album) World Pacific Records PJ-1204 US 1955 Sell This Version
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PJ 1213, PJ-1213 The Saxophone Artistry Of Bud Shank — Bud Shank Bud Shank The Saxophone Artistry Of Bud Shank (Album, Comp) Pacific Jazz, Pacific Jazz PJ 1213, PJ-1213 US 1956 Sell This Version
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LJH 6003 Herbie Harper Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon — Bud Shank 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 LJH 6003 US 1956 Sell This Version
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P-2006 Gary Crosby — Bud Shank Gary Crosby (2) With Orchestra Conducted By Bud Shank Gary Crosby (2) With Orchestra Conducted By Bud Shank - Gary Crosby (Album) World Pacific Records P-2006 US 1957 Sell This Version
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PJ-1226 Flute 'N Oboe — Bud Shank Bud Shank / Bob Cooper Bud Shank / Bob Cooper - Flute 'N Oboe (Album) Pacific Jazz PJ-1226 South Africa 1957 Sell This Version
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LPM 2044 Theme Music From Chet Baker & Bud Shank Chet Baker & Bud Shank - Theme Music From "The James Dean Story" (Album) World Pacific Records LPM 2044 Italy 1957 Sell This Version
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PJX 5000 Bud Shank In Africa — Bud Shank Bud Shank Bud Shank In Africa (Album) Pacific Jazz PJX 5000 South Africa 1958 Sell This Version
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1002 The Swing's To TV — Bud Shank Bud Shank And Bob Cooper Bud Shank And Bob Cooper - The Swing's To TV (Album) World Pacific Records 1002 US 1958 Sell This Version
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none I'll Take Romance — Bud Shank Bud Shank, Len Mercer Strings Bud Shank, Len Mercer Strings - I'll Take Romance (Album) World Pacific Records none US 1958 Sell This Version
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86 055 LPB Showcase For Modern Jazz — Bud Shank 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 Germany 1958 Sell This Version
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WP-1277 Blowin' Country — Bud Shank Bud Shank & Bob Cooper Bud Shank & Bob Cooper - Blowin' Country (Album) World Pacific Records WP-1277 US 1959 Sell This Version
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STEREO-1265 Slippery When Wet — Bud Shank Bud Shank Slippery When Wet (Album) World Pacific Records STEREO-1265 US 1959 Sell This Version
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STEREO-1281 Latin Contrasts — Bud Shank Bud Shank Latin Contrasts (Album) World Pacific Records STEREO-1281 US 1959 Sell This Version
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LAE.12215, LAE 12215 Holiday In Brazil — Bud Shank Bud Shank Holiday In Brazil (Album) World Pacific Records LAE.12215, LAE 12215 UK 1959 Sell This Version
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WP-1299 Koto & Flute (The Japanese Koto Music Of Kimio Eto Featuring The Flute Of Bud Shank) — Bud Shank 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 Records WP-1299 US 1960 Sell This Version
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STEREO-4 Plays Tenor — Bud Shank Bud Shank Plays Tenor (Album) Pacific Jazz STEREO-4 US 1960 Sell This Version
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PJ-35 Barefoot Adventure — Bud Shank Bud Shank Barefoot Adventure (Album) Pacific Jazz PJ-35 US 1961 Sell This Version
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WP-1406 Intimate — Bud Shank Kitty White, Corky Hale, Bud Shank Kitty White, Corky Hale, Bud Shank - Intimate(LP, Mono, RE) World Pacific Records WP-1406 US 1961 Sell This Version
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LAE 12288 New Groove — Bud Shank Bud Shank New Groove (Album) Pacific Jazz LAE 12288 UK 1961 Sell This Version
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PJ-58 Bossa Nova Jazz Samba — Bud Shank Bud Shank & Clare Fischer Bud Shank & Clare Fischer - Bossa Nova Jazz Samba (Album) Pacific Jazz PJ-58 US 1962 Sell This Version
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CST 311 Bud Shank — Bud Shank 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) CST 311 US 1963 Sell This Version