Buddy Catlett, bass

Jay Thomas, horns
Greg Williamson, drums

Northwest Jazz Legend releases his first CD!

Earshot Jazz Buddy Catlett Tribute says: “Buddy Catlett, a man who makes the bass sound as warm as a mother’s embrace, is honored by long-time colleagues. In the late 1940s, he gigged on Seattle’s fabled Jackson Street with Quincy Jones and Ray Charles, then hit the road from the 1950s to 1970s with Jones, Cal Tjader, Count Basie, and Louis Armstrong, and recorded landmark albums with them, Frank Sinatra, and others. In 1978 he returned to Seattle, where he is held in both awe and admiration.”

New Review from All About Jazz
by Mark Sabbatini
"Such unpretentiousness and enduring passion for the craft is what makes so many longtime players so admirable..."

NW Ticket Magazine Article
NW Jazz legend Buddy Catlett
by Jessica Davis
"If you walk by the New Orleans Restaurant on a Thursday night, the chances are you will hear the smooth sound of bassist George James Buddy Catlett, 71, filling the room..."

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1 Night Mist Blues 5:07
2 Here's That Rainy Day 5:40
3 On The Brink 2:27
4 Darn That Dream 4:14
5 Blackbird 6:07
6 Is It True (About Dixie?) 4:36
7 Blues For Buddy 4:48
8 Long Tall Dexter 3:14
9 Blue Monk - Mysterioso -
Round Midnight 12:58
10 Without A Song 6:01
11 Yesterdays 7:05



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