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by Jack Bowers
Jazz Journal International, one of the several overseas magazines to which I subscribe, carries a fairly regular column entitled “The Forgotten Ones,” wherein are biographical sketches of musicians who were celebrated in their day but have long since been consigned to the back roads of history. They’ve not yet profiled the late Bud Brisbois, but they could. Brisbois, a contemporary of upper–register monarch Maynard Ferguson, matched Maynard high–note for high–note in his prime, which lasted from the late ’50s until ...read more
by Dave Nathan
Bud Brisbois is known for the time he spends in the higher ranges of the trumpet. He was with Stan Kenton Band during the late 1950's and early 60's, playing with one of Kenton's better aggregations. It's his trumpet one hears screeching on such classic Kenton recordings as The Peanut Vendor". Brisbois also had a long relationship with Henry Mancini and is the horn on Mancini's Peter Gunn" which is included on this album.
This memorial album compiles previously unreleased ...read more