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Harold Budd

Harold Budd
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Harold Budd has more than 30 solo recordings and collaborations to his credit, from solo piano pieces to densely orchestrated compositions. Born in Los Angeles May 24, 1936, his love of jazz (he briefly played drums with saxophonist Albert Ayler while serving in the Army) led Harold to get a degree in music composition. He released his first record, the Coltrane-inspired The Pavilion of Dreams, on Brian Eno's Obscure label in 1978 and is still musically active today.
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Eraldo Bernocchi / Harold Budd / Robin Guthrie — Winter Garden Eraldo Bernocchi / Harold Budd / Robin Guthrie — Winter Garden
(RareNoise RNR021, 2011, CD)
Russell Mills / Undark — Pearl + Umbra Russell Mills / Undark — Pearl + Umbra
(Instinct INS-501-2, 1999, CD)
Nicola Alesini / Pier Luigi Andreoni  — Marco Polo (Volume II) Nicola Alesini / Pier Luigi Andreoni — Marco Polo (Volume II)
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90073, 1998, CD)
Nicola Alesini / Pier Luigi Andreoni — Marco Polo Nicola Alesini / Pier Luigi Andreoni — Marco Polo
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90069, 1995, CD)
Harold Budd / Ruben Garcia / Daniel Lentz — Music for 3 Pianos Harold Budd / Ruben Garcia / Daniel Lentz — Music for 3 Pianos
(Hannibal HNCD1500, 1992/2006, CD)
Harold Budd / Brian Eno — The Pearl Harold Budd / Brian Eno — The Pearl
(Virgin ENOCDX 13, 1984/2009, CD)
Harold Budd / Brian Eno — Ambient 2 (The Plateaux of Mirror) Harold Budd / Brian Eno — Ambient 2 (The Plateaux of Mirror)
(Virgin ENOCDX 7, 1980/2009, CD)

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