Budd Johnson

Budd Johnson's Death

Born (Birthday) December 14, 1910

Death Date October 20, 1984

Age of Death 73 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Profession Saxophonist

The saxophonist Budd Johnson died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jazz saxophone and clarinet player who led the Earl Hines Grand Terrace Orchestra and pioneered the swing-to-bop transition.

He started out playing drums before switching to the saxophone.

He worked with many of the jazz greats, including Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, and Duke Ellington.