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|
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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