Dennis Budimir Death, Obituary – It has been brought to our attention that the guitarist Dennis Budimir, who was 84 years old, passed died not too long ago. On June 20th, 1938, he arrived into our world in Los Angeles, California. He trained himself to play the piano and the guitar when Budimir was younger, and he had his professional debut when he was just fourteen years old. Budimir’s musical career began at that time. In the middle of the 1950s, he was a member of a quartet in Los Angeles that also comprised La Monte Young, Billy Higgins, and Don Cherry. This four was active throughout that time period.
He worked with Bud Shank and performed with Peggy Lee during the years 1960 and 1961 before joining in the military the following year. During that time, he was active in the music industry. After being discharged from the military in 1963, he traveled on tour with Bobby Troup in Japan before returning to the Los Angeles area. There, he spent the succeeding many decades working as a studio musician and being a member of The Wrecking Crew. A small sample of the artists that he has worked with includes: 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 His musical abilities were utilized on each and every album that was produced by The Partridge Family, along with those of other individuals who were a part of The Wrecking Crew. During the 1990s, he was a member of the Capp-Pierce Juggernaut and took part in recording sessions. He began his career as a session musician in the early 1960s and continued his work well into the 2000s, during which time he was featured on more than 900 film soundtracks.