R.I.P. Dennis Budimir

Dennis Budimir, guitar player and studio musician, passed away on January 10, 2023. Budimir played thousands of sessions and recorded with Joni Mitchell, The Carpenters, Brian Wilson, Barbra Streisand, Ravi Shankar, Frank Zappa, Linda Ronstadt, Julie London, Dusty Springfield, Dave Grusin, Quincy Jones, David Axelrod, Lalo Schifrin, Marty Paich, Don Ellis, Gil Melle, Tom Waits, Harry Nilsson, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Johnny Mathis, Cher, and Doris Day. In Jazz idioms he worked with Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Stan Getz, Jimmy Smith, Ray Brown and Johnny Mandel. He also played on more than 900 movie soundtracks from the early 1960s until the 2000s. Dennis was an outstanding guitarist and a role model for a younger generation of upcoming studio musicians and session players…
Thank you, Dennis! Rest easy



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