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Bunny Berigan: Elusive Legend of Jazz

By: Dupuis, Robert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 1993

Edition: 2005

Seller ID: 44r4456

ISBN: 0807130680

Condition: some reader's wear still smart looking book light smudging around cover's edge and fep


About the book: 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 Holiday, Bing Crosby, and Mildred Bailey. In addition to ... View more info