"In A Mist" and Bunny Berigan.

Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

August 15th, 2018, 8:26 pm #1

From Mr. Trumpet: The Trials, Tribulations, and Triumph of Bunny Berigan by Michael P. Zirpolo InAMistBunnyBeriganZirpolo.jpg
The two numbers were recorded. From Lord.
Bunny Berigan (tp) with the CBS House Band : no details except Leith Stevens (cond)
  Broadcast "Saturday Night Swing Club", New York, November 19, 1938
I can't get started Shoestring SS100
Bunny Berigan, Irving Goodman (tp) Ray Conniff (tb) Murray Williams, Gus Bivona, Georgie Auld (reeds) Joe Lippman (p,arr) Hank Wayland (b)Buddy Rich (d)
  same broadcast
In a mist Shoestring SS100
Here is 
In a mist Shoestring SS100
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fP96834Mzc


A few days later, Bunny and His Men recorded "In A Mist" for Victor.

Bunny Berigan, Irving Goodman (tp) Ray Conniff (tb) Murray Williams, Gus Bivona (cl,as) Georgie Auld (ts) Joe Lippman (p,arr) Hank Wayland (b)Buddy Rich (d) Abe Osser (arr)
  New York, November 30, 1938
030168-1 In a mist Vic 26123, RCA (F)PM43689, Jazz Archives (F)ZET762
[CD]
030169-1 Flashes Vic 26121, RCA (F)PM43689
030170-1 Davenport blues Vic 26121, RCA (F)PM43689, Musica Jazz
(It)MJCD1120 [CD], Jazz Archives (F)ZET762 [CD]
030171-1 Candlelights Vic 26122, RCA (F)PM43689, Definitive
(And)DRCD11377 [CD]
Note: All above titles also on Vic LPV581, (E)3108, Camden CAL581, Bluebird 9953-1-RB, Classics (F)815 [CD], Hep (E)CD1036 [CD].
  New York, December 1, 1938
030338-1 In the dark Vic 26122, RCA (F)PM43689
030339-1 Walkin' the dog Vic 26123, RCA (F)PM43689, Jazz Archives (F)ZET762
[CD]
Note: Both above titles also on Classics (F)844 [CD] titled "Bunny Berigan, 1938-1942"; see flwg sessions to January, 1942 for rest of CD.
Both above titles also on Vic LPV581, (E)3108, Camden CAL 581, Bluebird 9953-1-RB, Definitive (And)DRCD11377 [CD], Hep (E)CD1036 [CD].
The record label.


The sound file:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZkLjWG7pXY

"In A Mist" and other Bix compositions were issued in a Victor album as "Bunny Plays Bix."



Berigan's  "In A Mist" was also issued in a special 45.

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Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

August 17th, 2018, 11:39 pm #2

I quote:Sheet music arranged by Bix Beiderbecke for Bunny Berigan and his men.No way!!!

Title: "In A Mist"
Creator: Victor Record
Arranger: Beiderbecke, Bix
Description: Sheet music arranged by Bix Beiderbecke for Bunny Berigan and his men.
Subjects: "In a Mist" / Beiderbecke, Bix / Berigan, Bernard "Bunny" / Bunny Berigan and his men
Type: StillImage
Format: Black and white sheet music / 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches
Identifier: Harriet O'Connell Historical Room at the Fox Lake Public Library
Is Part Of: Bunny Berigan of Fox Lake
The State of Wisconsin Collection
Rights: This image may be copied freely by individuals, educational institutions, and libraries for personal use, research, teaching (including distribution to classes), or any 'fair use' as defined by U.S. copyright laws. Please include the following statement with any copies you make: 'Photograph courtesy of the Harriet O'Connell Historical Room at Fox Lake Public Library, Fox Lake, WI.

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Joined: January 1st, 1970, 12:00 am

August 18th, 2018, 1:58 pm #3

On May 15, 1930 the Hal Kemp band, with Bunny, sailed for England. Bunny returned home on September 30, 1930. While in England, Bunny had one recording session with Van Phillips and his concert band. 

Van Phillips And His Concert Band : Norman Payne, Bunny Berigan, Mickey Bloom (tp) Wendell "Gus" Mayhew, Ted Heath (tb) Van Phillips (as,cl,dir) Jimmy James (as) Saxie Dowell (ts) Jimmy Dorsey (as,cl) + 2 or 3 woodwinds, 2 or 3 vlns Arthur Young (p) Len Fillis (bj) unknown tu,bRudy Starita (d) Jack Plant, Rovert Carr (vcl)
  London, July 7, 1930
 
5646-1 Selections from "Song of the Flame" : Col (E)DX-83, Shoestring SS110
  Song of the flame    -                    -
  Cossack song (jp vcl)    -                    -
  When love calls    -                    -
  One little drink (rc vcl)    -                    -
5647-2 Selections from "The Cuckoos" :    -                    -
  Wherever you are    -                    -
  Alma mater    -                    -
  I love you so much (jp vcl)    -                    -
  Dancing the devil away    -                    -
  All alone Monday    -                    -
 
Note: Shoestring SS110 titled "Hal Kemp and his Orchestra featuring Bunny Berigan, Volume 1 1930".
The trumpet section of the band was remarkable: Norman Payne, Bunny Berigan and Mickey Bloom.
 
Here are images of the front and back covers of SS110.



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