Jazz Loves Paris is an album by t and composer Buddy Collette recorded in early 1958 and released on the Specialty label in 1960. I Love Paris" (Cole Porter) - 2:21. Pigalle" (Georges Konyn, Charles Newman, Georges Ulmer) - 2:29. La Vie en Rose" (Édith Piaf, Louiguy) - 3:56.
William Marcel "Buddy" Collette (August 6, 1921 – September 19, 2010) was an American jazz flautist, saxophonist, and clarinetist. He was a founding member of the Chico Hamilton Quintet. William Marcel Collette was born in Los Angeles on August 6, 1921. He was raised in Watts, surrounded by people of all different ethnicities. He lived in a house built by his father in an area with cheap, plentiful land. The neighborhood in which he grew up was called Central Gardens area
Jazz Loves Paris Album Cover Art. Buddy Collette. CD 1. 1. I Love Paris.
Listen to music from Buddy Collette like Pickford Street, Jazz Heat, Bongo Beat & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Buddy Collette. Collette took up the alto saxophone at age 12 and led his first group, which included Britt Woodman on trombone and Charles Mingus on bass. At 17 he started playing professionally.
Buddy Collette, a much in-demand Hollywood jazz and studio musician who appeared on 325 known recording sessions and courageously risked his burgeoning career to spearhead the merger of Los Angeles’ segregated musicians’ union locals in the early 1950s, died in . on September 19. He was 89. When I spoke to Buddy in July for my book, we talked at length about the segregated climate of Los Angeles in the 1940s and early 1950s, when sub-rosa real estate covenants between property owners and real estate brokers kept blacks from owning homes in the emerging and sprawling suburbs.