Bud Freeman

Soundtrack, Actor

Soundtrack, Actor


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 ...
Birth date
1906-04-13
Death date
1991-03-15
Awards
1 nomination.

Known For


Cinderella Man
Cinderella Man
Soundtrack (2005)
The Big Broadcast of 1936
The Big Broadcast of 1936
Band Member: Reeds (1935)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackCinderella Man
(writer: "Tillies Downtown Now" - as Lawrence {Bud} Freeman)
2005
SoundtrackThe Milton Berle Show
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Jimmy Durante, Andy Griffith (1958) ... (lyrics: "Gunslinger (A Ballad For Adult Westerns)")
1958
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Big Broadcast of 1936
Band Member: Reeds (as Ray Noble and His Orchestra)
1935
RoleTitleYear
SelfA Great Day in Harlem
(Documentary) Self
1994
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... Self
1989
SelfOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) Self - Tenor Saxophone Soloist - Studs Terkel's Chicago (1985) ... Self - Tenor Saxophone Soloist
1985
SelfAll You Need Is Love
(TV Series documentary) Self - Swing That Music!: Swing (1977) ... Self
1977
SelfThe Lively Arts
(TV Series documentary) Self - In Performance: The Newcastle Jazz Festival (1976) ... Self
1976
SelfJazz Alley
(TV Series) Self
1968
SelfSomething Special
(TV Series) Self - Tenor Saxophone - Jazz from a Swinging Era: Part 2 (1967) ... Self - Tenor Saxophone - Jazz from a Swinging Era: Part 1 (1967) ... Self - Tenor Saxophone
1967
SelfThe DuPont Show of the Week
(TV Series) Self - America's Music - Chicago and All That Jazz (1961) ... Self
1961
SelfJazz Party
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.3 (1958) ... Self
1958
SelfThe Tonight Show
(TV Series) Self - jazz tenor saxophonist - Jimmy McPartland, Vic Dickinson, Bud Freeman, Jill Corey (1956) ... Self - jazz tenor saxophonist
1956
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Benny Goodman: Adventures in the Kingdom of Swing (1993) ... Self
1993