Blog

“Jingle Bells” (1935) with Benny Goodman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbE9bhcH_Kc&feature=youtu.be "Jingle Bells" Composed by J.S. Pierpont; arranged by Lyle "Spud" Murphy. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra for Victor on July 1, 1935 in New York. Benny Goodman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, first and solo trumpet; Ralph Muzzillo and Nate Kazebier, trumpets; Jack Lacey and Red Ballard, trombones; Nuncio "Toots" Mondello, first alto... Continue Reading →

“A Fine Romance” (1936) Billie Holiday with Bunny Berigan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjRwnWuT78o "A Fine Romance" Music by Jerome Kern; lyric by Dorothy Fields. Head arrangement prepared in recording studio, probably by Berigan in consultation with Billie Holiday. Recorded by Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra for Vocalion on September 29, 1936 in New York. Billie Holiday, vocal, accompanied by: Bunny Berigan, trumpet; Irving (Prestopnik) Fazola, clarinet; Clyde... Continue Reading →

“Skylark” (1942) Bunny Berigan with Danny Richards

https://youtu.be/jnXhehLKvN8 "Skylark" Composed by Hoagy Carmichael (music) and Johnny Mercer (lyric); arranged by Gene Kutch. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for Elite on March 11, 1942 in New York. Bunny Berigan, solo trumpet, directing: Kenny Davis (lead), Bob Mansell, Fred Norton, trumpets; Max Smith, Charlie Stout, trombones; George Quinty (lead alto), Walt Mellor (alto and baritone), Red Lange, Neal Smith (tenors), saxophones; Gene Kutch, piano; Tony Espen, bass;... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑