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     Bud Shank

Born: May 27, 1926 in Dayton, OH
Died: April 2, 2009
Genre: Jazz
Styles: Cool, Hard Bop, West Coast Jazz, Standards, Big Band, Mainstream Jazz
Instruments: Flute, Sax (Alto), Leader

Bud Shank began his career pigeonholed as a cool-schooler, but those who have listened to the altoist progress over the long haul know that he has become one of the hottest, most original players of the immediate post-Parker generation. Lumped in with the limpid-toned West Coast crowd in the '50s, Shank never ceased to evolve; in the '90s, he has more in common with Jackie McLean or Phil Woods than with Paul Desmond or Lee Konitz. Shank's keening, blithely melodic, and tonally expressive style is one of the more genuinely distinctive approaches to have grown out of the bebop idiom.

Shank attended the University of North Carolina from 1944-46. Early on, he played a variety of woodwinds, including flute, clarinet, and alto and tenor saxes; he began to concentrate on alto and flute in the late '40s. After college, Shank 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). Shank made a name for himself in the '50s as a central member of the West Coast jazz scene. In addition to those named above, he played and recorded with bassist Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, tenor saxophonist Bob Cooper, and Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida, among others. Shank made a series of albums as a leader for World Pacific in the late '50s and early '60s.

Shank ensconced himself in the L.A. studios during the '60s, emerging occasionally to record jazz and bossa nova albums with the likes of Chet Baker and Sergio Mendes. Shank's 1966 album with Baker, Michelle, was something of a popular success, reaching number 56 on the charts. Film scores on which Shank can be heard include The Thomas Crown Affair and The Barefoot Adventure.

In the '70s, Shank formed the L.A. Four with Almeida, bassist Ray Brown, and, at various times, drummers Chuck Flores, Shelly Manne, and Jeff Hamilton. Shank had been one of the earliest jazz flutists, but in the mid-'80s, he dropped the instrument in order to concentrate on alto full-time. Over the last two decades, he has recorded small-group albums at a modestly steady pace for the Contemporary, Concord, and Candid labels. Shank's 1997 Milestone album, By Request: Bud Shank Meets the Rhythm Section, presents the altoist in top form, burning down the house with a band of relative youngsters which includes neo-bopper pianist Cyrus Chestnut. Three years later, Silver Storm was released.

- Chris Kelsey (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=4225 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.budshankalto.com Personal website. Biography, discography, photo
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bud_Shank About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bud_Shank About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Bud Shank - 'After You, Jeru' - 1999, Fresh Sound
 Bud Shank - 'Blowin' Country' - 1959, Blue Note
 Bud Shank - 'Bud Shank Plays Tenor' - 1956, Pacific Jazz, Toshiba EMI
 Bud Shank - 'Bud Shank Quartet Featuring Claude Williamson' - 1956, Pacific Jazz, Toshiba EMI
 Bud Shank - 'California Concert' - 1985, Contemporary, OJC
 Bud Shank - 'I'll Take Romance' - 1958, Pacific, Toshiba EMI
 Bud Shank - 'Jazz At Cal-Tech' - 1956, Pacific Jazz, Toshiba EMI
 Bud Shank - 'Lost In The Stars: Bud Shank And Lou Levy Play The Sinatra Songbook' - 1990, Fresh Sound
 Bud Shank - 'Mosaic Select: Bud Shank And Bob Cooper' - 2004, Mosaic Select
 Bud Shank - 'Plays The Music Of Bill Evans' - 1996, Fresh Sound
 Bud Shank - 'The Fabulous Bud Shank Quartet' - 2003, Fresh Sound
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Laurindo Almeida - 'Brazilliance Vol. 1&2' - 1991, Capitol Records, Blue Note
 Laurindo Almeida - 'Watch What Happens' - 0192, Concord Jazz
 Don Lanphere - 'Lopin'' - 1992, Hep Records
  как соисполнитель ...
 Chet Baker - 'Chet Baker & Strings' - 1954, Columbia
 Buddy Bregman - 'Swinging Kicks' - 1957, Polygram
 Charlie Byrd - 'Plays Jobim' - 2002, Concord Jazz
 Conte Candoli - 'Jazz Structures' - 2005, Lone Hill
 Benny Carter - 'Further Definitions' - 1961, GRP, Impulse!
 June Christy - 'Ballad Collection' - 2000, Blue Note
 June Christy - 'Ballads For Night People. The Intimate Miss Christy' - 1959, Blue Note
 June Christy - 'The Misty Miss Christy' - 1956, Blue Note, Capitol Jazz
 Bob Cooper - 'Group Activity' - 1954, Fresh Sound
 Bing Crosby - 'Bing Sings Whilst Bregman Swings' - 1956, Verve
 Herb Ellis - 'Herb Ellis Meets Jimmy Giuffre' - 1999, Verve Records
 Ella Fitzgerald - 'Ella Swings Lightly' - 1958, Verve Forecast
 Ella Fitzgerald - 'Sings The Rodgers And Hart Songbook' - 2013, Verve
 Michael Franks - 'The Michael Franks Anthology: The Art Of Love' - 2003, Rhino, Warner Bros.
 David Friesen - 'Two For The Show' - 1994, Summit Records
 Joao Gilberto - 'Amoroso. Brasil' - 1976, Warner Bros.
 Jimmy Giuffre - 'Four Brothers' - 2005, Documents
 Lena Horne - 'Stormy Weather' - 2008, Bluebird RCA
 Quincy Jones - 'Sounds.. And Stuff Like That!!' - 1978, A&M
 Barney Kessel - 'Easy Like' - 1991, JVC Victor, OJC
 Shelly Manne - 'The West Coast Sound. Vol. 1' - 1992, Contemporary, OJC
 Joni Mitchell - 'The Hissing Of Summer Lawns' - 1975, Asylum
 Anita O'Day - 'Anita O'Day Sings The Winners' - 1963, Verve
 Anita O'Day - 'Anita O'Day: Diva Series' - 2003, Verve
 Art Pepper - 'Art Pepper Plus Eleven' - 1959, Contemporary, OJC
 Shorty Rogers - 'The Swingin' Nutcracker' - 2004, Cloud 9 Records, RCA
 Shorty Rogers - 'West Coast Sounds' - 2006, Fresh Sound
 Boz Scaggs - 'Silk Degrees' - 1976, Columbia
 L. Subramaniam - 'Indian Express & Mani & Co.' - 1999, Milestone
 L. Subramaniam - 'Mani & Co' - 1986, Milestone
 The L.A. Four - 'Two By Four' - 2003, Concord Jazz
 The Lighthouse All-Stars - 'Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars, Vol. 3' - 1955, OJC
 The Lighthouse All-Stars - 'In The Solo Spotlight' - 1957, OJC
 The Lighthouse All-Stars - 'Lighthouse At Laguna' - 1955, OJC
 Mel Torme - 'Lulu's Back In Town' - 1956, Giants Of Jazz
 Mel Torme - 'Mel Torme Goes South Of The Border With Billy May' - 2002, Verve
 Gerald Wilson - 'Moment Of Truth' - 1962, Pacific Jazz
 Gerald Wilson - 'The Artist Selects' - 2005, Blue Note, EMI

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