The timely emergence
The flute's voice
Sophistication, the Samba and the Search
Playing with big orchestras
Enjoying a more interesting life
Let's get rid of the categories
Food for thought
Improvisation: Can it be learned?
Bud Shank Today
Selected performances


Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, Idaho

Montreaux Jazz Festival, Montreaux, Switzerland

North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague, Holland

Umbria Jazz Festival, Umbria, Italy

Verona Jazz Festival, Verona, Italy

Bordeaux Symphony, Bordeaux, France

New American Jazz Orch, Los Angeles, CA

Royal Philharmonic, London, England

Wolftrap Festival, Washington, DC

Newport Jazz Festival, New York, NY

Concord Festival, Concord, CA

 Aspen Music Festival, Aspen. CO

Centrum Jazz Festival, Port Townsend, WA

Aurex Festival, Tokyo, Japan

Clark Terry Jazz Festival, New Hampshire

Fujitsu Tour, Japan

Playboy Jazz Festival, Los Angeles, CA

Kristainsted Festival, Kristiansted, Sweden

Jazz A'Vienne, Vienne, France

Schlauspiel Haus Concert Hall, Berlin

Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA

Dick Gibson Jazz Party, Denver, CO

Ronnie Scott's, London, England

Blues Alley, Washington, DC

 Hawaii Jazz Festival, Oahu

Blue Note, New York, NY

Jazz Alley, Seattle, WA .

Jazz Showcase, Chicago, IL

Kimball's, San Francisco, CA

Village Vanguard, New York, NY

 Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA

Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA

Otter Crest Jazz Festival, Otter Rock, OR

Oslo Jazz Festival Norway

Bach Dynamite & Dancing Society, Half Moon Bay, CA

Telluride Jazz Festival, Colorado

 Ravinia Jazz Festival, Chicago, IL

 Sedona Jazz Festival, AZ

 Henry Mancini Institute, Long Beach, CA

Jazz At 7 Springs, Pennsylvania

Estoril Jazz Festival, Portugal

Yoshi's, Oakland

Marciac Jazz Festival, France

Regattabar, Boston

Brecon Jazz Festival, Wales

Jazz Bakery, Los Angeles

DuMaurier Jazz Festival, Vancouver BC

Bim Huis, Amsterdam

Birdland, New York

Mt. Hood Jazz Festival, Portland


Lighthouse All Stars, Volumes 1-4, Contemporary Records.

Slippery When Wet, World Pacific.

 New Groove, with Carmel Jones & Gary Peacock, World Pacific.

Bud Shank & the Sax Section, World Pacific.

Let It Be, World Pacific.

Brazilliance, Volumes 1-3, w. Laurindo Almeida, World Pacific.

 Koto & Flute, w. Kimio Eto, World Pacific.

 Montage, w. LA 4, Concord.

Executive Suite, w. LA 4, Concord.

Sunshine Express, w. Bobby Shew, Concord.

Yesterday, Today, & Forever, w. Shorty Rogers, Concord.

 Back Again, w. S. Rogers & Vie Lewis Big Band, Bainbridge.

California Concert, w. S. Rogers, Contemporary.

Brazilville, w. Charlie Byrd, Concord.

Crystal Comments, w. Bill Mays & Alien Broadbent, Concord.

Explorations, (classical) Concord Concerto.

Selected Works for Flute & Guitar, (classical) Concord Concerto.

Bud Shank Meets The Rhythm Section,

w. Cyrus Chestnut, George Mraz, & Lewis Nash, Milestone/Fantasy.

After You, Jeru, Fresh Sounds

Songs of the Seeker, (classical) Open Sky.

Heritage, Concord.

This Buds For You, Muse.

The Bud Shank Quartet - That Old Feeling, Contemporary.

Serious Swingers, w. Bill Perkins, Contemporary.

Live at Jazz Alley, Contemporary.

Quiet Fire, Contemporary.

Tales of the Pilot, Capri.

Drifting Timelessly, Capri.

Bud Shank & Lou Levy Play The Sinatra Songbook, Fresh Sounds.

America, w. Lighthouse All Stars, Candid.

Eight Brothers, w. Lighthouse All Stars, Candid.

The Doctor Is In, Candid.

Zaca, w. LA 4, Concord.

Bud Shank Plays,

w. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Mole Jazz.

 I Told You So, W. Kenny Barren, Candid.

New Gold, The New Bud Shank Sextet, Candid.

A Salute to Harold Arlen, The Bud Shank Sextet, Jimco.

Bud Shank Plays The Music of Bill Evans, Fresh Sounds

Silver Storm, The Bud Shank Sextet, Raw Records