Buddy Tate

    Buddy Tate

    • Buddy Tate
    Buddy Tate

    Buddy Tate

    • Buddy Tate

    Buddy Tate

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    Buddy's Star

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    Gone With "What" WindBuddy Tate
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    Playhouse No.2 Stomp (Variations On "I Got Rhythm")Buddy Tate
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    Rock-A-Bye BasieBuddy Tate
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        One of the more individual tenors to emerge from the swing era, the distinctive Buddy Tate came to fame as Herschel Evans' replacement with Count Basie's Orchestra. Earlier he had picked up valuable experience playing with Terrence Holder (1930-1933), Count Basie's original Kansas City band (1934), Andy Kirk (1934-1935), and Nat Towles (1935-1939). With Basie a second time during 1939-1948, Tate held his own with such major tenors as Lester Young, Don Byas, Illinois Jacquet, Luc... Read more

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