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Buddy Rich at 100: “Moten Swing” (1938) Bunny Berigan

“Moten Swing” Composed by Bennie and Buster Moten; arranged by Ray Conniff. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra live from a broadcast over WABC-New York from Roseland Ballroom in New York City in October of 1938. Bunny Berigan, first trumpet, directing: Johnny Napton and Irving Goodman, trumpets; Ray Conniff and Andy Russo, trombones; Milton […]

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“The Wearin’ of the Green” (1938) Bunny Berigan

“The Wearin’ of the Green” Traditional Irish melody arranged by Joe Lippman. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for Victor in New York City on May 26, 1938. Bunny Berigan, trumpet, directing: Steve Lipkins and Irving Goodman, trumpets; Nat Lobovsky and Ray Conniff, trombones; Mike Doty alto saxophone and bass clarinet; Joe Dixon, clarinet […]

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“Is That Religion?” (1933) Mildred Bailey and the Dorsey Brothers

“Is That Religion?” Composed by Maceo Pinkard (music) and Mitchell Parish (lyric); arranged by Glenn Miller. Mildred Bailey accompanied by the Dorsey Brothers. Recorded for Brunswick on April 8, 1933 in New York City. Mildred Bailey, vocal; Tommy Dorsey, trombone,directing: Bunny Berigan, trumpet; Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet and alto saxophone; unknown tenor saxophonist; Fulton McGrath, piano; […]

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“I Can’t Get Started” (1937) Bunny Berigan

Music composed by Vernon Duke, lyric by Ira Gershwin. Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for Victor on August 7, 1937 in New York. Bunny Berigan, trumpet, directing: Steve Lipkins, first trumpet, Irving Goodman, trumpet; Thomas “Sonny” Lee, first trombone; Al George, trombone; Robert “Mike” Doty, first alto saxophone; Joe Dixon, alto saxophone; Clyde […]

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