Buck Clayton

    Buck Clayton

    • Buck Clayton
    Buck Clayton

    Buck Clayton

    • Buck Clayton

    Buck Clayton

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    Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Master Takes

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        An excellent bandleader and accompanist for many vocalists, including Billie Holiday, Buck Clayton was a valued soloist with Count Basie Orchestra during the '30s and '40s, and later was a celebrated studio and jam session player, writer, and arranger. His tart, striking tone and melodic dexterity were his trademark, and Clayton provided several charts for Basie's orchestra and many other groups. Clayton began his career in California, where he organized a big band that had a re... Read more

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