Bunny Berigan: Elusive Legend of Jazz


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The accomplishments of seminal jazz trumpeter Bernard "Bunny" Berigan have secured his place in the annals of American music history. In his short lifetime (1908--1942), Berigan performed on more than six hundred recordings and served as a direct link between Louis Armstrong and later musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown, and Wynton Marsalis. Berigan lent his uninhibited jazz style to the big bands of Benny Goodman, Hal Kemp, and Tommy Dorsey, and he was in demand as a studio musician for vocalists Billie ...

Bunny Berigan: Elusive Legend of Jazz 2005, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807130681

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Bunny Berigan: Elusive Legend of Jazz 1993, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807116487