Roy Budd

When I met the ebullient and highly amusing Mr. Budd for a lunchtime chat in Trader Vic’s restaurant (in the basement of London’s famed Hilton hotel) on the 27th June, he was looking remarkably carefree and confident for a man who has just taken the biggest financial gamble of his chequered musical career. The former jazz musician turned noted film composer...

Roy Budd

Roy Budd was probably the most promising and talented composer and musician to come out of the UK since John Barry. Budd’s film scores were always greeted with much applause by collectors and his ability as a pianist was second to none, in fact it was astounding. Roy and I first met in 1992. This was after a long string of phone calls to PRS and then his agent.