EDDIE SAFRANSKI

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Eddie Safranski was best known for his gig as the bass anchor of the most popular of Stan Kenton's big bands (1945-1948). The owner of a solid, clear, precisely articulated tone and a sure command of the swing and bop idioms, Safranski was also lucky enough to have been the beneficiary of terrific recording quality from Kenton's engineers at Capitol Records; his bass registered far more cleanly and powerfully than many of those who recorded for rival companies. Having studied violin as a child, Safranski took up the double bass in high school, playing with Hal McIntyre from 1941 to 1945, and Miff Mole in 1945, before joining Kenton. His success with Stan Kenton enabled him to make some records as a leader for Savoy and Atlantic; after leaving Kenton, he worked with Charlie Barnet's bop big band in 1948-1949, and moved to New York to seek work in radio read more...
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EDDIE SAFRANSKI Rhythm And Romance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rhythm And Romance
Bop 1959
EDDIE SAFRANSKI Eddie Safranski Elliot Lawrence : Just a Minute! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eddie Safranski Elliot Lawrence : Just a Minute!
Bop 1959

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EDDIE SAFRANSKI Safranski Swings: D.J. Joy Ride album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Safranski Swings: D.J. Joy Ride
Bop 1959

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EDDIE SAFRANSKI Eddie Safranski And His Orchestra : Vol 3, Safranski Rocks! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eddie Safranski And His Orchestra : Vol 3, Safranski Rocks!
Bop 2012

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