“Shanghai Shuffle” (1938)

 "Shanghai Shuffle" Composed by Larry Conley and Gene Rodemich; arranged by Fletcher Henderson. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra live from the Paradise Restaurant in New York City on April 10, 1938. Bunny Berigan first and solo trumpet; directing: Steve Lipkins, Irving Goodman, trumpets; Sonny Lee, first trombone; Al George, trombone; Mike Doty first... Continue Reading →

“Flat Foot Floogie” (1938)

"Flat Foot Floogie" Composed by Bulee "Slim" Gaillard, Leroy "Slam" Stewart, and Bud Green. Probably arranged by Andy Phillips. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for the Thesaurus Radio Transcription                                                ... Continue Reading →

First Recordings of Bunny Berigan (1930)

"Washin' the Blues From My Soul" Composed by David Oppenheim and Willard Robison; arranged by Billy O'Brian. Recorded by Hal Kemp and His Orchestra for Brunswick on May 14, 1930 in New York City. James Harold "Hal" Kemp, alto saxophone and clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, first trumpet; Milton “Mickey” Bloom, trumpet; Wendell “Gus” Mayhew, trombone;... Continue Reading →

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