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Bunny Berigan: Elusive Legend of Jazz

Read "Bunny Berigan:  Elusive Legend of Jazz" reviewed by David Rickert


Robert Dupuis Bunny Berigan: Elusive Legend of Jazz Louisiana University Press ISBN: 0-8071-3068-0 384 pages

After Bunny Berigan's death many writers said that eventually he would be held in the same high regard as Bix Beiderbecke. Obviously that didn't happen; Bix became the talented white trumpeter who died too early and Berigan is remembered, if he's remembered at all, for his solos on Goodman's “King Porter Stomp, Dorsey's “Marie, and maybe for ...


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