Bud Shank

Bud Shank (born May 27, 1926 in Dayton, Ohio - died April 2, 2009 in Tucson, Arizona) was an American alto saxophonist and flautist. He played flute in Stan Kenton's Innovations in Modern Music Orchestra, in The Zodiac, on various recording sessions, and occasionally in live performances (as with The L.A. Four) until he gave it up later in his career to focus exclusively on the alto saxophone. He also recorded one album playing only tenor saxophone.. ...show more

Bud Shank (born May 27, 1926 in Dayton, Ohio - died April 2, 2009 in Tucson, Arizona) was an American alto saxophonist and flautist. He played flute in Stan Kenton's Innovations in Modern Music Orchestra, in The Zodiac, on various recording sessions, and occasionally in live performances (as with The L.A. Four) until he gave it up later in his career to focus exclusively on the alto saxophone. He also recorded one album playing only tenor saxophone.. ...show less