“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 →

“Stompin’ at the Savoy”/Bunny Speaks (1937) – Norge Transcription

https://youtu.be/DVBpxAwls54 Composed by Edgar Sampson; arranger unknown. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra on or about March 7, 1937 in New York. Bunny Berigan, trumpet, directing: (probable personnel) Harry Brown, Harry Greenwald, trumpets; Larry Altpeter and Ford Leary, trombones; Frank Langone, Art Drellinger, Georgie Auld, Don "Slats" Long; saxophones; Les Burness, piano; Arnold Fishkind,... Continue Reading →

“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 →

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