Danny Bank

Saxophone. Born 17 July 1922. Died 5 June 2010
Danny Bank
https://static.bbc.co.uk/music_clips/3.0.31.1/img/default_artist_images/pop1.jpg
1922-07-17
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/ad7ed994-9368-4322-8910-1ca3329f6454
Danny Bank

Danny Bank Biography (Wikipedia)

Daniel Bernard Bank (July 17. 1922 – June 5, 2010) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and flautist. He is credited on some releases as Danny Banks.

He was born on July 17, 1922. Early in his career Bank played with Charlie Barnet (1942–1944), and would return to play with him repeatedly over the next few decades. He played with Benny Goodman, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Artie Shaw and Paul Whiteman in the 1940s. Following this he recorded with Charlie Parker, Rex Stewart, the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra, Johnny Hodges, Urbie Green, Clifford Brown and Helen Merrill, Art Farmer, Wes Montgomery, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Smith, Chico O’Farrill, Betty Carter, Ray Charles, and Tony Fruscella.

Bank is best known for his association with Miles Davis in Gil Evans's orchestra; Bank played bass clarinet on the albums Miles Ahead, Sketches of Spain and Porgy and Bess. He played with Davis on his 1961 Carnegie Hall concert. Later in the 1960s he recorded with the big bands of Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, and Stanley Turrentine.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.


Danny Bank Tracks

Sort by

Benny Goodman, John Best, Bernie Privin, Nate Kazebier, Jimmy Blake, Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall, Junior Collins, Bill Shine, John Prager, Gish Gilbertson, Cliff Strickland, Danny Bank, Mel Powell, Johnny White, Mike Bryan, Barney Spieler, Louie Bellson & Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
Oh Baby
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01br4f1.jpg
link
Oh Baby
Sonny Rollins
Alfie's Theme Differently
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqfxs.jpg
link
Alfie's Theme Differently
Ernie Royal
Sketches of Spain
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p063dynm.jpg
link
Sketches of Spain
Load more tracks

Back to artist