Buddy Tate was a fine tenor player who was a regular with Count Basie from 1939 to 1948, and later became an in-demand sideman and bandleader in his own name.
Here he is with the lovely ballad “These Foolish Things”:
and in the Basie classic “Jumpin’ at the Woodside”:
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On April 15 it’s the Humphrey Lyttleton band with Tony Fisher on trumpet. Book your tickets now!