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Buddy Childers's Biography

Marion "Buddy" Childers (February 12, 1926 – May 24, 2007) became famous in 1942 at the age of 16, when Stan Kenton hired him to be the lead trumpet in his band.

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Stan Kenton and Buddy Childers, Richmond, Va., 1947 or 1948
Stan Kenton and Buddy Childers, Richmond, Va., 1947 or 1948
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Buddy Childers News Stories

  • VIDEO/DVD: Stan Kenton: Germany, 1953

      News Source: All ABout Jazz | 7 months ago
    2014-01-06 Between 1949 and 1951, Stan Kenton led a 39-piece band known as the Innovations in Modern Music Orchestra. The band's dreamy, Wagner-esque jazz arrangements were hip for a brief period but soon took on the characteristics of a wobbly truck
  • CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Mike Barone: Hollywood, 1968-'69

      News Source: All ABout Jazz | 9 months ago
    2013-10-24 Based on the flood of emails I received this week, readers seem to get a kick out of my big band postsparticularly when I write about superb recordings that they may have missed. Today I'm going to tell you about two albums led by Mike
  • VIDEO/DVD: Short: Stan Kenton in 1945

      News Source: All ABout Jazz | 1 year ago
    2013-05-03 Friday is as good as a day as any for Stan Kenton. The following Warner Bros. biographical short was filmed in December 1945 and released in '46. Here's the band personnel in October '45: Buddy Childers, John Anderson, Russ Burgher, Bob

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