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Bud Freeman (I) (1906–1991)

One of the all-time great jazz tenor saxophonists, born Lawrence Freeman in Chicago on April 13th 1906. He was an early alumnus of the Austin High School Gang (which evolved into the Chicagoans and then became Husk O'Hare's Wolverines). The nucleus of these groups included at various times such illustrious personnel as the cornettist Jimmy ... See full bio »


(age 84) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Known For

Cinderella Man
Cinderella Man Soundtrack
A Great Day in Harlem
Jazz Alley
Jazz Alley Himself
The Big Broadcast of 1936
The Big Broadcast of 1936 Band Member: Reeds


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 2005 Cinderella Man (writer: "Tillies Downtown Now" - as Lawrence {Bud} Freeman)
 1958 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... (lyrics: "Gunslinger (A Ballad For Adult Westerns)")
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 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Band Member: Reeds (as Ray Noble and His Orchestra)
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 1994 A Great Day in Harlem (Documentary)
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary)
- Swing That Music!: Swing (1977) ... Himself
 1968 Jazz Alley (TV Series)
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... Himself
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 1993 American Masters (TV Series documentary)

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Ray Noble and His Orchestra

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