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 201-225 of 349 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 76340 4/26/1950 New Orleans function Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76341 4/26/1950 12th Street rag, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76342 4/26/1950 12th Street rag, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76343 4/26/1950 That's for me, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76344 4/26/1950 That's for me, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76345 4/26/1950 Bugle call rag/Ole miss, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76346 4/26/1950 Bugle call rag/Ole miss, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76347 4/26/1950 Bugle call rag/Ole miss, part 3 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76348 4/27/1950 I surrender dear, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76349 4/27/1950 Fine and dandy Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76350 4/27/1950 Russian lullaby, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76351 4/27/1950 Russian lullaby, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76352 4/27/1950 Baby won't you please come home Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 76353 4/27/1950 Fine and dandy Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80353 1/15/1951 Muskrat ramble, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80354 1/15/1951 (What did I do to be so) Black and blue, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80355 1/15/1951 (What did I do to be so) Black and blue, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80356 1/15/1951 Royal garden blues, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80357 1/15/1951 Royal garden blues, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80359 1/15/1951 Stars fell on Alabama, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80360 1/15/1951 Stars fell on Alabama, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80361 1/15/1951 I cried for you, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80362 1/15/1951 I cried for you, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80363 1/15/1951 Since I fell for you, part 1 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
Decca 80364 1/15/1951 Since I fell for you, part 2 Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, clarinet  
(Results 201-225 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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