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Buddy Collette

Buddy Collette artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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Buddy Collette formed his first jazz ensemble before he was a teenager. His bassist? A young Charles Mingus.

October 17, 2007 The reedman distinguished himself as a jazz educator, activist and multi-instrumentalist.

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There's more to jazz flute than Anchorman's Ron Burgundy.

December 2, 2008 Hear the work of five jazz flutists who bring virtuosic force to the oft-parodied instrument.

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

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Man of Many Parts

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  • Album: Man of Many Parts
  • Artist: Buddy Collette
  • Label: Contemporary/OJC
  • Released: 1956
 

Flute Talk

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  • Album: Flute Talk
  • Artist: Buddy Collette with James Newton
  • Label: Soul Note
  • Released: 1988
 

Central Avenue Sounds: Jazz in Los Angeles 1921-1956

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  • Album: Central Avenue Sounds: Jazz in Los Angeles 1921-1956
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Rhino
  • Released: 1999