Being and Nothingness* – The last recording of Bunny Berigan “I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You)”-1942 Composed by Al Neiburg; arranged by Gene Kutch. Recorded in performance by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra on April 12, 1942 at the Nu-Elms Ballroom in Youngstown, Ohio. Bunny Berigan, trumpet, directing: Kenny Davis, first trumpet; Bob Mansell, Fred Norton, trumpets; Charlie Stout and Max Smith, trombones; George Quinty, first alto saxophone; Walt Mellor,... Continue Reading →

“Sometimes I’m Happy” (1935) with Benny Goodman “Sometimes I’m Happy” Composed by Vincent Youmans; arranged by Fletcher Henderson. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra for Victor in New York on July 1, 1935. Benny Goodman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, first and solo trumpet; Ralph Muzzillo and Nate Kazebier, trumpets; Jack Lacey, first trombone; Sterling “Red” Ballard, trombone; Nuncio “Toots” Mondello,... Continue Reading →

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