Bud Shank

Clifford Everett Shank, Jr.

Also known as "Bud" Shank, B. Shank, B.Shank, Bud E. Shank, Bud Legge, Bud Shanks, Bud Shenk, Clifford "Bud" Shank, Clifford (Bud) Shank, Clifford E. Shank, Clifford Shank, Clifford Shank, Jr., Б. Шанк
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.budshankalto.com/

Discography of Bud Shank:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Jazz Goes Brazil 10 Audio Fontana
2 Windmills Of Your Mind 10 Audio 1969 World Pacific Jazz
3 Brasamba! 10 Audio Fontana
4 Theme Music From "The James Dean Story" 11 Audio 2000 Pacific Jazz Records
5 California Dreamin' 12 Audio 1966 World Pacific
6 Michelle 10 Audio 1966 World Pacific
7 Brasamba 10 Audio 1981 Liberty
8 Brazilliance 14 Audio World Pacific
9 Sessions, Live 10 Audio 1976 Calliope (3)
10 Explorations: 1980 11 Audio 1980 Concord Concerto
11 Michelle 10 Audio 1966
12 Michelle 10 Audio 1966 Fontana
13 Bud Shank 7 Audio 1963 Crown Records (2)
14 Koto & Flute The Japanese Koto Music Of Kimio Eto Featuring The Flute Of Bud Shank 8 Audio 1963 World Pacific
15 Theme Music From "The James Dean Story" 11 Audio 1990
16 Reeds And Woodwinds, 1956/57 Vol. 2 6 Audio Ingo
17 Herbie Harper Featuring Bud Shank And Bob Gordon 10 Audio
18 Michelle 10 Audio World Pacific
19 Bud Shank Plays 3 Audio 1987 Mole Jazz
20 Tomorrow's Rainbow 9 Audio 1989 Contemporary Records
21 Something / Let It Be 2 Audio Pacific Jazz Records
22 Bud Shank And The Sax Section 10 Audio 1981
23 Bud Shank Bill Perkins 4 Audio 1955 Pacific Jazz Records
24 Sidewinder 2 Audio 1966 Pacific Jazz Records
25 Brazil! Brazil! Brazil! 12 Audio 1966 World Pacific
26 Michelle 10 Audio 1966
27 Theme Music From "The James Dean Story" 11 Audio 2000 Pacific Jazz Records
28 Showcase For Modern Jazz 7 Audio 1958 Brunswick
29 Sognando La California 12 Audio 1966 Ricordi International
30 Theme Music From "The James Dean Story" 10 Audio 1957 World Pacific
31 Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins 14 Audio 1955 Pacific Jazz Records
32 A Study Of Bud Shank 7 Audio United Superior Records
33 Girl In Love 12 Audio 1966 World Pacific
34 California Dreamin' 12 Audio 1966 World Pacific
35 Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins 12 Audio 1957 Vogue Records
36 Laurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank 14 Audio 1955 Pacific Jazz Records
37 Bossa Nova Jazz Samba 8 Audio 1962 Pacific Jazz Records
38 Bud Shank - Shorty Rogers - Bill Perkins 12 Audio 1970 Pacific Jazz Records
39 Slippery When Wet 12 Audio 2010 Fresh Sound Records
40 I Hear Music 10 Audio 1966-07-00 Sunset Records
41 Barefoot Adventure 8 Audio 2011 EMI
42 Flute 'N Oboe 9 Audio 1957 Pacific Jazz Records
43 Bud Shank And The Sax Section 12 Audio 1966 Pacific Jazz Records
44 Girl In Love 12 Audio 1966 Fontana
45 Bud Shank 7 Audio 1963
46 Bud Shank And Bob Brookmeyer 7 Audio 1954
47 Brasamba 4 Audio 1963
48 Folk And Flute 10 Audio 1964 World Pacific
49 Michelle 10 Audio 2010
50 Michelle 10 Audio 1966 World Pacific


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 [a312417] and played in the big bands of [a269594] (1947-8) and [a212786] (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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