Monty Budwig

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Monty Rex Budwig (born December 26, 1929 in Pender , Nebraska , † March 9, 1992 in Los Angeles , California ) was an American jazz bassist.

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Budwig attended high school in Los Angeles . After performing with Vido Musso in 1951 , he served three years in the US Navy . In 1954 he went to Los Angeles, where he was soon a sought-after studio musician. He performed with Barney Kessel , was a member of the Red Norvo Trio from 1954 to 1955 and then of Woody Herman's orchestra . Budwig worked with Zoot Sims , Shelly Manne , Shorty Rogers , Russ Freeman , Terry Gibbs , Bill Evans , Benny Goodman , Carmen McRae , Bud Shank , Bob Cooper , Vince Guaraldi , Cal Collins and later with Ellyn Rucker . He also became known in Europe through Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts.

He also worked on about three hundred albums. In 1978 he played the album Dig , a. a. with his wife Arlette McCoy , a.

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