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Bunny Berigan

Bunny Berigan has been played on NTS in shows including Pleasure Principle, featured first on 22 February 2017. Songs played include Jelly Roll Blues.

Roland Bernard "Bunny" Berigan (November 2, 1908 – June 2, 1942) was an American jazz trumpeter who rose to fame during the swing era, but whose career and influence were shortened by a losing battle with alcoholism that ended with his early death at age 33 from cirrhosis. Although he composed some jazz instrumentals like "Chicken and Waffles" and "Blues", Berigan was best known for his virtuoso jazz trumpeting. His 1937 classic recording "I Can't Get Started" was inducted into the…

Jelly Roll Blues
Bunny Berigan
RCA Victor0
Jelly Roll Blues
Bunny BeriganRCA Victor0