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 326-349 of 349 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 102614 1/30/1951 My Monday date Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 102615 3/19/1954 Basin Street blues Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 102616 1/21/1955 When it's sleepy time down South Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist  
Signature T-1925 10-in. 1/22/1944 Tea for two Barney Bigard's Trio instrumentalist, clarinet  
Signature T-1926 10-in. 1/22/1944 Step steps up Barney Bigard's Trio instrumentalist, clarinet  
Signature T-1927 10-in. 1/22/1944 Step steps up Barney Bigard's Trio instrumentalist, clarinet  
Signature T-1928 10-in. 1/22/1944 Moonglow Barney Bigard's Trio instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 6247 4/23/1951 Unless Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 6248 4/23/1951 (Give me) A kiss to build a dream on Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 6249 4/23/1951 You're the apple of my eye Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8107 1/18/1955 Struttin' with some barbecue Louis Armstrong ; Gary Crosby instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8108 1/18/1955 Ko ko mo Louis Armstrong ; Gary Crosby instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8109 1/18/1955 Sincerely Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8110 1/18/1955 Pledging my love-1 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8660 9/8/1955 Only you Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8661 9/8/1955 Christmas in New Orleans Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8662 9/8/1955 Moments to remember Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8663 9/8/1955 Christmas night in Harlem Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca L 8668 9/9/1955 Easy street Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca L 8669 9/9/1955 Lazy bones Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, clarinet, vocalist  
Decca GB 6038 10-in. 7/13/1933 Hyde Park (Every tub) Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Decca GB 6039 10-in. 7/13/1933 Harlem speaks Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Decca GB 6040 10-in. 7/13/1933 Ain't misbehavin' Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
Decca GB 6041 10-in. 7/13/1933 Chicago Duke Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, clarinet, tenor saxophone  
(Results 326-349 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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