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Buddy DeFranco

Buddy DeFranco
Born: Feb 17, 1923 in Camden, NJ
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Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Buddy DeFranco is one of the great clarinetists of all time and, until the rise of Eddie Daniels, he was indisputably the top clarinetist to emerge since 1940. It was DeFranco's misfortune to be the best on an instrument that after the swing era dropped drastically in popularity and, unlike Benny Goodman ...Read full biography
On Tour: UK
Released: 1983
Label: Hep
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Buddy DeFranco used an English rhythm section for this 1984 concert in Scotland, including the phenomenal young guitarist Martin Taylor (known for his work with Stéphane Grappelli), plus veterans Peter ...Read full review
Mood Indigo
Released: 1980
Label: Hep
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The musicians who are heard on this LP with clarinetist Buddy DeFranco (pianist Jorge Navarro, guitarist Richard Lew, bassist Jorge Lopez-Ruiz and drummer Osvaldo Lopez) from a concert in Buenos Aires, ...Read full review
More Buddy DeFranco albums: Main Albums (59), Compilations (20)