Budd Johnson


Budd Johnson And The Four Brass Giants

  • Release Date: 17 Apr 1997
  • OJCCD-1921-2

Budd Johnson distributed his gifts through several eras of jazz. He was a major composer and arranger and a saxophonist whose style fit as comfortably into bebop as it did into swing. This 1960 album was a great expression of every aspect of Johnson's talent. His writing for the ensemble of Clark Terry, Harry Edison, Nat Adderley, Ray Nance, and his tenor sax is some of the most powerful of his career. With the toughness and tenderness that were equal parts of his tenor sax persona, in "… MORE