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Jazz Musician of the Day: Buddy DeFranco

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Buddy DeFranco
All About Jazz is celebrating Buddy DeFranco's birthday today!

Buddy DeFranco has the unprecedented distinction of winning twenty Downbeat Magazine Awards, nine Metronome Magazine Awards, and sixteen Playboy All-Stars Awards as the number one jazz clarinetist in the world. Buddy is generally credited with leading the way for jazz clarinetists from the exciting era of swing to the exhilarating age of bop. Along the way he has set the example for all jazz musicians for technical brilliance... Read more.

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Pretty Moods
Pretty Moods
Verve Music Group
2005
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Cookin' The Books
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Arbors Records
2004
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Verve Music Group
1998
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Mr. Lucky
Bizarre Planet Entertainment
1997
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Free Fall
Bizarre Planet Entertainment
1996
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Holiday For Swing
Bizarre Planet Entertainment
1988
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