Bunny Berigan, actually Rowland Berne pool of broadcasting corporations Berigan (* 2. November 1908 in Fox Lake (Wisconsin); † 2. June 1942 in New York town center) was one most important Jazztrompeter of the Swing era.
Berigan was a musical miracle child, who learned already early violin and trumpet. After different commitments in local orchestras it applied end of the 1920er years at the orchestra of Hal Kemp, there however first rejected itself. In the middle of 1930 was successful a second application. With Kemp Berigan made its first disk photographs and participated in an England tour.
Starting from 1931 it was also an increasingly in demand Studiomusiker and played in volume of Fred smells, Freddy Martin and Ben the Selvin.
In the following year participated it as a guest of well-known of volume like the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra and Glenn Miller in numerous disk photographs and radio endings. To further tourte Berigan also with bend volume of Benny Goodman. A commitment followed with Tommy Dorsey.
it took up 1936 under own name “I Can't GET Started” , a legendary piece, which became its brand name.
It created its own bends volume, which despite a number of good photographs no financial success had granted and which it had to therefore dissolve 1940 because of inability to pay. A further short commitment followed with Tommy Dorsey.
At this time increasingly health problems became apparent, which were to due primarily to excessive consumption of alcohol. Berigan pierced itself with a small formation led by it more badly than quite. In the spring 1942 it was in-supplied with pneumonia to Pittsburgh to the hospital, where also advanced living ore erring trousers were stated. It ignored the advice of the physicians both with drinking and with the trumpet play to stop and went back to New York where it to 2. June at the consequences of heavy internal bleedings died.
Bunny Berigan belongs like Bix both hereditary corner, by whose play it was affected, to the tragic shapes of the jazz, which became by an early death legends. Berigan always called Louis Armstrong as its largest model, but to him, an own to him succeeded to develop characteristic play way. This is characterised by a very large Tonumfang and a virtuoses play. Compared with other important Jazztrompetern Berigan in addition, a master of the lyric play were in situations unusually deep for the trumpet.
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Berigan, Rowland Berne pool of broadcasting corporations|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||US-American Jazztrompeter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2. November 1908|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Fox Lake (Wisconsin)|
|DYING DATE||2. June 1942|
|DYING PLACE||New York town center|