“I Poured My Heart Into a Song” (1939)

"I Poured My Heart Into a Song" Composed by Irving Berlin; arranged by Andy Phillips. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra live at Manhattan Center, New York City, September 26, 1939. Bunny Berigan, Jake Koven,Truman Quigley, Carl "Bama" Warwick, trumpets; Mark Pasco, Al Jennings, trombones; Charlie DiMaggio (as/cl) Joe DiMaggio (as/cl); Larry Walsh (ts/bs); Stuart... Continue Reading →

“Azure” (1938)

"Azure" Composed by Duke Ellington: arranged by Joe Lippman. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for Victor on April 21, 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 alto saxophone and bass clarinet; and Joe Dixon, alto... Continue Reading →

“Turn On That Red Hot Heat” (1937)

"Turn on That Red Hot Heat" Composed by Louis Alter and Paul Francis Webster; arranged by Joe Lippman. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra on August 7, 1937 for Victor in New York City. Bunny Berigan, trumpet, directing: Steve Lipkins and Irving Goodman, trumpets; Sonny Lee and Al George, trombones; Mike Doty and Joe... Continue Reading →

The challenges of creating correct captions; and Benny Goodman’s “Goodbye” (1935)

"Goodbye" Composed and arranged by Gordon Jenkins. Recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra for Victor on September 27, 1935 in Los Angeles, California. Benny Goodman, clarinet, directing: Bunny Berigan, Ralph Muzzillo and Nate Kazebier, trumpets; Jack Lacey and Red Ballard, trombones; Hymie Shertzer and Bill DePew, alto saxophones; Dick Clark and Arthur Rollini, tenor... Continue Reading →

“Shanghai Shuffle” (1938)

 "Shanghai Shuffle" Composed by Larry Conley and Gene Rodemich; arranged by Fletcher Henderson. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra live from the Paradise Restaurant in New York City on April 10, 1938. Bunny Berigan first and solo trumpet; directing: Steve Lipkins, Irving Goodman, trumpets; Sonny Lee, first trombone; Al George, trombone; Mike Doty first... Continue Reading →

“Flat Foot Floogie” (1938)

"Flat Foot Floogie" Composed by Bulee "Slim" Gaillard, Leroy "Slam" Stewart, and Bud Green. Probably arranged by Andy Phillips. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for the Thesaurus Radio Transcription                                                ... Continue Reading →

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