Born: November 2, 1908 | Died: June 2, 1942
Bernard Bunny Berigan left his mark, whether leading his own band or sparking someone else's. Berigan was one of the top three trumpet soloists during the Big Band era and one of the few who had an original style not in the mold of Louis Armstrong. No one ever played like he played, Joe Aguanno, a trumpeter who worked with the Berigan outfit in 1939-40, remembers. The sound was so rich and so soulful. There's something that us trumpet players used to hear in Bunny. When he would attack a certain note, it would sound . . . it makes you cry. The sound that came out of Bunny's horn was just like the type of person he was. He was such a fine,lovable guy... a big man, nice-looking....
The Pied Piper (1934-40)America Records
The Chronological Bunny Berigan 1936-1937America Records
The Complete Bunny Berigan, Volume IIIAmerica Records
The Complete Bunny Berigan, Volume TwoAmerica Records
Giants Of Jazz - Bunny BeriganAmerica Records
The Indispensable Bunny BeriganAmerica Records
I Can't Get StatedAmerica Records
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