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Berigan, Bunny (1908 - 1942), jazz trumpeter, bandleader

James Dapogny

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Hilbert, WI, 2 Nov 1908; d New York, 2 June 1942). American jazz trumpeter and bandleader. He began playing in local groups while a teenager, and in the early 1930s moved to New York as a freelance musician and sometime member of such important bands as those led by Hal Kemp, Paul Whiteman, the Dorsey Brothers, Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey. In 1933 he made a number of

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