“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 →

“Blue Lou” (1939) Metronome All Star Band

 "Blue Lou" Composed by Edgar Sampson; arranged by Horace and Fletcher Henderson. (*) Recorded by the Metronome All-Star Band on January 12, 1939 in New York. Metronome All-Star Band:  Bunny Berigan, Harry James, Charlie Spivak, Sonny Dunham, trumpets; Tommy Dorsey and Jack Teagarden, trombones; Hymie Shertzer, lead alto saxophone; Arthur Rollini and Eddie Miller, tenor saxophones; Benny Goodman,... Continue Reading →

“I Can’t Get Started” (1937)

I have received a number of inquiries asking why I haven't posted Bunny Berigan's most famous recording, "I Can't Get Started," yet here at bunnyberiganmrtrumpet.com  The answer is that I have posted it already at swingandbeyond.com  That of course does not mean that I can't or shouldn't post it here also. So, here it is:... Continue Reading →

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