Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Albert "Budd" Johnson - Roots of Modern Jazz - the Bebop Era - Volume 24

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Albert "Budd" Johnson - Roots of Modern Jazz - the Bebop Era - Volume 24

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Albert "Budd" Johnson - Roots of Modern Jazz - The Bebop Era - Volume 24. By Dieter Salemann. 8 ½'' X 11 ½'', 93 pages - paperback w/spiral binding, Price 20 Euros

This volume was a year and a half in the making. While many of the previous volumes had to do solely with bebop musicians, Albert "Budd" Johnson's roots go back to the late 1920s. Some of the bands in which he worked would include George E. Lee, Louis Armstrong, Billy Eckstine, Sy Oliver and Earl Hines. That is only a sampling as he worked with many artists in the period covered in this book, from 1929 to 1951. Recordings and itinerary after 1951 is not part of this effort. Another facet about Budd is that he could write music, arrange music, was a gifted sideman and a leader, and much like Coleman Hawkins, did not stay in one generation of music but had the skills and foresight to move with the times. …

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