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
PJ LP-20, PJL-20 Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer - Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer (Album) Pacific Jazz Records, Pacific Jazz Records PJ LP-20, PJL-20 US 1954 Sell This Version
PJLP-13 Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank - Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Volume 2 (Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJLP-13 US 1954 Sell This Version
PJ-1205 Bud Shank & Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins Bud Shank & Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins - Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins (Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJ-1205 US 1955 Sell This Version
PJ-1204 Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank - Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank (Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJ-1204 US 1955 Sell This Version
LJH 6003 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
P-2005 Chet Baker & Bud Shank Chet Baker & Bud Shank - Theme Music From "The James Dean Story" (Album) World Pacific P-2005 US 1957 Sell This Version
LPM 2023 Bud Shank, Bob Cooper Bud Shank, Bob Cooper - Flute 'N Oboe (Album) Pacific Jazz Records LPM 2023 Italy 1957 Sell This Version
P-2006 Gary Crosby (2) , Orchestra Conducted By Bud Shank Gary Crosby (2) , Orchestra Conducted By Bud Shank - Gary Crosby(LP, Album, Mono, Mic) World Pacific Records P-2006 US 1957 Sell This Version
1002 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
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
WP-1265 Bud Shank Slippery When Wet (Album) World Pacific Records WP-1265 US 1959 Sell This Version
STEREO-1018 Bud Shank Holiday In Brazil (Album) World Pacific STEREO-1018 US 1959 Sell This Version
STEREO-1281 Bud Shank Latin Contrasts (Album) World Pacific STEREO-1281 US 1959 Sell This Version
WP-1299 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 WP-1299 US 1960 Sell This Version
STEREO-4 Bud Shank Plays Tenor (Album) Pacific Jazz Records STEREO-4 US 1960 Sell This Version
PJ-21 Bud Shank New Groove (Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJ-21 US 1961 Sell This Version
PJ-35 Bud Shank Barefoot Adventure (Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJ-35 US 1961 Sell This Version
WP-1406 Kitty White, Corky Hale, Bud Shank Kitty White, Corky Hale, Bud Shank - Intimate(LP, Mono) World Pacific WP-1406 US 1961 Sell This Version
STEREO-1419 Bud Shank Brazilliance Vol. 2 (Arrangements By Laurindo Almeida) (Album) World Pacific, World Pacific STEREO-1419 US 1959 Sell This Version
PJ-58 Bud Shank & Clare Fischer Bud Shank & Clare Fischer - Bossa Nova Jazz Samba (Album) Pacific Jazz Records PJ-58 US 1962 Sell This Version
CST 311 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
21002 Bud Shank / Clare Fischer / Joe Pass Bud Shank / Clare Fischer / Joe Pass - Brasamba! (Album) Pacific Jazz Records 21002 Mexico 1963 Sell This Version
LD. 369-30 Chet Baker & Bud Shank Chet Baker & Bud Shank - Theme Music From "The James Dean Story"(LP, Album) World Pacific LD. 369-30 France 1963 Sell This Version