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Selected sides 1931-1937

Bunny Berigan (performer)
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Selected sides 1931-1937

Bunny Berigan (performer)
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Title
Selected sides 1931-1937
Performer
Bunny Berigan
Publisher
JSP, 2017
4 cd's
Playing time
04:56:40
Note
Remastered ed.
EAN
0788065907624
CDR
JDX4910
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Bunny Berigan

Roland Bernard "Bunny" Berigan (November 2, 1908 – June 2, 1942) was an American jazz trumpeter and bandleader who rose to fame during the swing era, but whose career and influence were shortened by alcoholism and ended with his early death at age 33 from cirrhosis. Although he composed some jazz instrumentals such as "Chicken and Waffles" and "Blues", Berigan was best known for his virtuoso jazz trumpeting. His 1937 classic recording "I Can't Get Started" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1975.

Early life and career

Berigan was born in Hilbert, Wisconsin, the son of William Patrick Berigan and Mary Catherine (Mayme) Schlitzberg, and raised in Fox Lake. Having learned the violin and trumpet, Berigan started his career playing with local bands as a teenager including the University of Wisconsin’s jazz ensemble although he never actually went to college. After first trying out for the Hal Kemp …Read more on Wikipedia