Buddy Greco was classically trained on the piano and found himself arranging for Benny Goodman as a teenager. With his love of singing and the encouragement of mentors such as Nat “King” Cole and Frank Sinatra, Buddy launched into his own singing career. Over the years he recorded a string of hit songs and over sixty albums. His understanding of the musical form and the element of both jazz and pop complimented his songwriting and arranging, making Buddy a true musician’s musician. He passed away on January 10, 2017 at the age of 90.
Image used for 1995 interview courtesy of the Downbeat archives
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