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Bud Powell (1924–1966)

Bud Powell was born on September 27, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA as Earl Powell. He was married to Buttercup and Audrey Hill. He died on July 31, 1966 in New York City. See full bio »

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King of California
King of California Soundtrack
Lenny Soundtrack
The Missing Person
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'Round Midnight


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 2010 Chico & Rita (writer: "Celia")
 2009 The Missing Person (performer: "Dusk In Sandi", "Glass Enclosure") / (writer: "Dusk In Sandi", "Glass Enclosure")
 2007 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Red in the Face (2007) ... (performer: "There Will Never Be Another You" - uncredited)
 2007 King of California (performer: "Bouncin' With Bud") / (writer: "Bouncin' With Bud")
 1987 Ryu's bar: Kimama ni ii yoru (TV Series) (performer: "Cleopatra's Dream") / (writer: "Cleopatra's Dream")
 1986 'Round Midnight (writer: "Una Noche Con Francis")
 1974 Lenny (music: "Tempus Fugit")
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 1963 Stopforbud (Short)
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 1986 'Round Midnight (dedicatee)
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 1999 Bud Powell, l'exil intérieur (TV Movie documentary)
 1963 Stopforbud (Short)
Himself - Jazz Pianist
 1960 47 rue Vieille-du-Temple (Documentary short)
 1953 Tonight! (TV Series)
Himself - Jazz Musician
- The Steve Allen Show (1953) ... Himself - Jazz Musician
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Suffered from seizures, erratic behavior and headaches due to a beating by a police officer in 1945 (while he was helping his friend Thelonious Monk from harassment). See more »



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