DeFranco began his professional career just as swing music and big bands — many of which were led by clarinetists like Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and Woody Herman — were fading in popularity. While most [More]
Track listing:  A1 I Can´t Get Started (Vernon Duke / Ira Gershwin) 5:35 A2 Cooking The Blues (Gene Wright) 6:55 A3 Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael / Mitchell Parish) 6:05 B1 How About You (Ralph Freed / [More]
Track listing: A1 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Wow 3:22 A2 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Crosscurrent 2:50 A3 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Yesterdays 2:50 A4 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Marionette 3:05 A5 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – [More]
“Autumn Leaves” (Joseph Kosma) from the album ” Buddy Defranco / Autumn Leaves ” Personnel: Buddy DeFranco – clarinet Sonny Clark – piano Gene Wright – bass Bobby White – drums ___________________________ Recorded:Los Angeles, August [More]
Buddy DeFranco and Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin is a 1954 album by Buddy DeFranco, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio, of songs composed by George Gershwin. Track listing: “I Wants to Stay Here” (DuBose [More]
Hark is a 1985 album by clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, featuring The Oscar PetersonQuartet . The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated:”DeFranco has been very consistent throughout his long recording [More]
“I Cried for You” is a  jazz standard with music written by Arthur Freed and Abe Lyman, with lyrics by Gus Arnheim. Count Basie & Helen Humes Count Basie small group with Helen Humes vocal. [More]
“Memories of You” (Music by Eubie Blake, lyrics by Andy Razaf. Published 1930). Personnel: Buddy DeFranco – clarinet Terry Gibbs – vibraphone Herb Ellis – guitar Larry Novak – piano Milton Hinton – bass Butch Miles – drums 1991