Bud Freeman – Chicago (1962/1984)

Bud Freeman - Chicago (1962/1984)
Artist: Bud Freeman
Album: Chicago
Genre: Swing, Mainstream Jazz
Origin: USA
Released: 1962/1984
Quality: mp3, 320 kbps
Saturday Night Fish Fry (5:55)
Meet As In San Juan (4:06)
Basin Street Blues (6:12)
Chicago (2:06)
Schooldays (5:03)
All By Myself (3:20)
Loveless Love (5:35)
One For The Money (5:48)


Three of the selections on this LP are taken from a January 15, 1962 session reissued in full on a Black Lion CD. The great veteran tenor Bud Freeman is in fine form fronting a quartet also including pianist Dave Frishberg, bassist Bob Haggart and drummer Don Lamond. The other five numbers are part of a lesser date actually led by guitarist Elmer Snowden and featuring trumpeter Roy Eldridge, who takes a couple of vocals. Freeman is actually a bit out of place on the spirited if erratic set, which also includes pianist Ray Bryant, bassist Tommy Bryant and drummer Jo Jones. Get the Black Lion CD instead.
Review by Scott Yanow