Dennis Budimir Death, Obituary – It has been brought to our attention that the musician Dennis Budimir, who was 84 years old when he went away not too long ago, has recently gone away. He came into this world on June 20th, 1938, in the city of Los Angeles, in the state of California. When Budimir was younger, he taught himself to play the piano and the guitar, and he made his debut as a professional musician when he was only fourteen years old. That era marked the beginning of Budimir’s career as a musician. In the middle of the 1950s, he was a member of a quartet in Los Angeles that also included La Monte Young, Billy Higgins, and Don Cherry. This four were active throughout that time period. During that entire time span, this quartet was keeping busy.
During the years 1960 and 1961, he collaborated with Bud Shank and performed with Peggy Lee before enlisting in the military the following year. During this time, he was employed by Bud Shank. During that time period, he was engaged in the business of making music. After completing his military duty and being given an honorable discharge in 1963, he went on tour with Bobby Troup in Japan before settling in the greater Los Angeles region. Working as a studio musician over an ensuing couple of decades at that location was where he put in most of his time (during which time he also participated in The Wrecking Crew).
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, and Doris Day are just some of the artists that he has collaborated with His musical abilities, along with those of other persons who were a part of The Wrecking Crew, were employed on each and every record that was created by The Partridge Family. Other members of The Wrecking Crew also contributed their talents.
In the 1990s, he was a part of the Capp-Pierce Juggernaut and participated in recording sessions with the band. During his career as a session musician, which he began in the early 1960s and went far into the 2000s, he was featured on more than 900 film soundtracks. During this period, he worked as a musician at recording studios.