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Bud Freeman

Lawrence “Bud” Freeman was known mainly for playing the tenor saxophone, but also able at the clarinet. His smooth and full tenor sax style with a heavy robust swing was the only strong alternative to Coleman Hawkins' harder toned approach, until the arrival of Lester Young whom Freeman had allegedly influenced [1] (although Young himself denied this, citing Frank Trumbauer as his main influence).

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