Buddy Greco

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

Interview Date:
February 28, 1995
Date of Birth:
August 14, 1926
Deceased Date:
January 10, 2017
Job Title:
Musician, Keyboardist, Vocalist

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