BUDDY COLLETTE

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Buddy Collette (born William Marcel Collette August 6, 1921 in Los Angeles, California) is an American tenor saxophonist, flautist, and clarinetist. He was highly influential in the West coast jazz and West Coast blues mediums, also collaborating with saxophonist Dexter Gordon, drummer Chico Hamilton, and his lifelong friend, bassist Charles Mingus.

At age 12 Collette took up the alto-saxophone and led his first group which included Britt Woodman on trombone and Charles Mingus on bass. At 17 he started playing professionally. After serving as a U.S. Navy band leader, he played with the Stars of Swing (featuring Woodman, Mingus and Lucky Thompson). Along with saxophonist Dexter Gordon bassist Charles Mingus, and drummer Chico Hamilton, he helped keep bebop alive in Los Angeles' historic Central Avenue neighborhood. In the early 1950s he worked as a studio musician, also becoming the first African American musician to perform on television, on Groucho Marx's
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BUDDY COLLETTE Man of Many Parts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Man of Many Parts
Cool Jazz 1956
BUDDY COLLETTE Tanganyika album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tanganyika
Cool Jazz 1956
BUDDY COLLETTE Nice Day With Buddy Collette album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Nice Day With Buddy Collette
Cool Jazz 1957
BUDDY COLLETTE Calm, Cool & Collette album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Calm, Cool & Collette
Cool Jazz 1957
BUDDY COLLETTE Swinging Shepherds album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Swinging Shepherds
Cool Jazz 1958
BUDDY COLLETTE Everybody's Buddy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Everybody's Buddy
Cool Jazz 1958
BUDDY COLLETTE Buddy's Best album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Buddy's Best
Cool Jazz 1958
BUDDY COLLETTE Polynesia album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Polynesia
Exotica 1959
BUDDY COLLETTE At The Cinema! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Cinema!
Cool Jazz 1959
BUDDY COLLETTE Porgy And Bess album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Porgy And Bess
Cool Jazz 1959
BUDDY COLLETTE The Polyhedric Buddy Collette (aka The Modern Jazz Vol.5) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Polyhedric Buddy Collette (aka The Modern Jazz Vol.5)
Cool Jazz 1961
BUDDY COLLETTE In Italy - with Basso-Valdambrini's band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Italy - with Basso-Valdambrini's band
Cool Jazz 1961
BUDDY COLLETTE The Soft Touch of Buddy Collette album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Soft Touch of Buddy Collette
Cool Jazz 1962
BUDDY COLLETTE The Girl From Ipanema And Other Favorites Featuring Buddy Collette album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Girl From Ipanema And Other Favorites Featuring Buddy Collette
Latin Jazz 1964
BUDDY COLLETTE On Broadway album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On Broadway
Cool Jazz 1965
BUDDY COLLETTE Now And Then album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Now And Then
Cool Jazz 1973
BUDDY COLLETTE Flute Talk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flute Talk
Cool Jazz 1989
BUDDY COLLETTE Jazz Loves Paris album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Loves Paris
Cool Jazz 1991
BUDDY COLLETTE A Jazz Audio Biography album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Jazz Audio Biography
Cool Jazz 1994
BUDDY COLLETTE Soft Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soft Touch
Cool Jazz 2004

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BUDDY COLLETTE Block Buster album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Block Buster
Cool Jazz 1974
BUDDY COLLETTE Sessions, Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sessions, Live
Bop 1976
BUDDY COLLETTE Buddy Collette Big Band in Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Buddy Collette Big Band in Concert
Big Band 2000

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BUDDY COLLETTE Tasty Dish album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tasty Dish
Cool Jazz 1996
BUDDY COLLETTE And His West Coast Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
And His West Coast Friends
Cool Jazz 2009
BUDDY COLLETTE Swinging Shepperds album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swinging Shepperds
Cool Jazz 2010
BUDDY COLLETTE Cool, Calm, and Collette Complete Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cool, Calm, and Collette Complete Session
Cool Jazz 2012
BUDDY COLLETTE The Soft Touch of Buddy Collette - 1961 Milano Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Soft Touch of Buddy Collette - 1961 Milano Sessions
Cool Jazz 2014

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