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“Change Partners” (1938) Bunny Berigan

  "Change Partners" Composed by Irving Berlin; arranged by Joe Lippman. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for Thesaurus Transcription Service on August 8-9, 1938 in New York. Bunny Berigan, first and solo trumpet, directing: Steve Lipkins and Irving Goodman, trumpets; Nat Lobovsky and Ray Conniff, trombones; Mike Doty first alto saxophone and bass... Continue Reading →

“Flashes” (1938) Bunny Berigan and His Men

"Flashes" Composed by Bix Beiderbecke; arranged by Abe Osser. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Men for Victor on November 30, 1938 in New York. Bunny Berigan, trumpet, directing: Irving Goodman, trumpet: Ray Conniff, trombone; Murray Williams, alto saxophone; Gus Bivona, clarinet; Georgie Auld, tenor saxophone; Joe Lippman, piano; Hank Wayland, bass: Buddy Rich, drums.... Continue Reading →

“Sobbin’ Blues” (1938)

"Sobbin' Blues" Composed by Art Kassel and Vic Berton; arranged by Joe Lippman. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for Victor on November 22, 1938 in New York. Bunny Berigan, trumpet, directing: Johnny Napton, first trumpet; Irving Goodman, trumpet;  Ray Conniff, first trombone; Bob "Brad" Jenney, trombone; Arcuiso "Gus" Bivona, first alto saxophone and... Continue Reading →

Berigan on Film (1936) “Take My Heart” with Jerry Colonna

"Take My Heart" Composed by Joe Young and Fred Ahlert. Recorded by Freddie Rich and His Orchestra at the Paramount-Astoria Studio, Queens, New York on August 14, 1936. Freddie Rich, piano, directing:  trumpets, left to right: Lloyd Williams, Nat Natoli, Bunny Berigan; trombones, left to right:  Jerry Colonna, Larry Altpeter, Jack Lacey;  reeds, left-to-right: Adrian Rollini, bass sax; Arnold... Continue Reading →

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