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Bud Freeman: Bud Freeman 1946

Among the first major jazz tenor saxophonists, Freeman was first heard in Chicago-style bands with Jimmy McPartland and Eddie Condon in the 1920s, then as a featured soloist in the swing bands of Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman. From the mid-1940s on he worked in Dixieland contexts with men like Condon, Pee Wee Russell and Wild Bill Davison.

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