Bunny Berigan

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.”

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Albums

I Can't get Started
I Can't get Started

2001
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The Pied Piper...
America Records
1995
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The Chronological...
America Records
1994
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The Complete Bunny...
America Records
1990
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The Complete Bunny...
America Records
1986
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The Indispensable...
America Records
1982
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