“Blue Skies” and “Dear Old Southland”(1935) with Benny Goodman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcyIz-HnR74 "Blue Skies" Composed by Irving Berlin; arranged by Fletcher Henderson. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra for Victor on June 25, 1935 in New York. Benny Goodman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, first and solo trumpet; Nate Kazebier and Jerry Neary, trumpets; Jack Lacey and Sterling "Red" Ballard, trombones; Nuncio "Toots" Mondello, first alto... Continue Reading →

Bunny Berigan and the Saturday Night Swing Club -“Down By the Old Mill Stream” (1936)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMi6xrJYX9A "Down by the Old Mill Stream" Composed by Tell Taylor and Arthur Clough; unknown arranger. Recorded live on October 31, 1936 from a broadcast of the Saturday Night Swing Club over the CBS radio network. Bunny Berigan, trumpet, with the CBS house band directed by Johnny Augustine. Probable personnel: Lloyd Williams, Mike Miolla, unknown,... Continue Reading →

“Troubled” (1934)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ5EtS703_E&feature=youtu.be Composed by Lorenzo Countee and Frank Trumbauer; probably arranged by Frank Trumbauer. Recorded by Frank Trumbauer and His Orchestra for Victor on November 20, 1934. Frank Trumbauer, C-Melody saxophone, directing: Bunny Berigan and Anthony "Nat" Natoli, trumpets; Glenn Miller, trombone; Art Shaw, alto saxophone and clarinet; Jack Shore, alto saxophone; Larry Binyon, tenor saxophone;... Continue Reading →

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