Barney Bigard

Albany Leon "Barney" Bigard (March 3, 1906 – June 27, 1980) was an American jazz clarinetist known for his 15-year tenure with Duke Ellington. He also played tenor saxophone.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 3, 1906 (New Orleans), Died June 27, 1980 (Culver City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, tenor saxophone, composer, soprano saxophone, vocalist, leader, songwriter

Notes: Also known as Albany Bigard.

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 349 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 80365 1/15/1951 Tea for two, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80366 1/15/1951 Tea for two, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80367 1/15/1951 Body and soul, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80368 1/15/1951 Body and soul, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80369 1/15/1951 Steak face, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80370 1/15/1951 Steak face, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80371 1/15/1951 Mahogany Hall stomp Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80372 1/15/1951 On the sunny side of the street, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80373 1/15/1951 On the sunny side of the street, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80374 1/15/1951 High society Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80375 1/15/1951 Baby won't you please come home Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80376 1/15/1951 That's my desire, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80377 1/15/1951 That's my desire, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80378 1/15/1951 C jam blues-2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80379 1/15/1951 How high the moon, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80380 1/15/1951 How high the moon, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80381 1/15/1951 Boff boff, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80382 1/15/1951 Boff Boff, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80844 4/26/1950 That's for me Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 82484 1/30/1951 (Back home again in) Indiana Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 82485 1/30/1951 (Back home again in) Indiana Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca [82485[a]] 1/30/1951 Some day (you'll be sorry) Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 82486 1/30/1951 Baby it's cold outside Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 82487 1/30/1951 Baby it's cold outside Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 82488 1/30/1951 Just you, just me Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 226-250 of 349 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bigard, Barney," accessed February 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103206.

Bigard, Barney. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103206.

"Bigard, Barney." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 February 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103206

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