Barney Bigard



Barney Bigard

Rating
Active
1930 to 1980
Born
March 3, 1906 in New Orleans
Died
June 27, 1980
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Biography
Albany Leon Bigard (March 3, 1906 - June 27, 1980), aka Barney Bigard, was an American jazz clarinetist who also played tenor saxophone, known for his 15 year tenure with Duke Ellington. Biography: Bigard was born in New Orleans to a family of Creoles and studied music and clarinet with Lorenzo Tio. He moved to Chicago in the early 1920s, where he worked with 'King' Oliver and others. During this period, much of his recording with Oliver and others, including clarinetist Johnny Dodds, was on tenor saxophone, an instrument he played often with great lyricism, as on Oliver's hit recording of "Someday Sweetheart".

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Mood Indigo

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Best Of

The Best Of

Barney Bigard November 20, 2017

24 Tracks

Out Among the Stars

Out Among the Stars

Barney Bigard July 18, 2017

23 Tracks

The Best

The Best

Barney Bigard September 3, 2016

20 Tracks

Top 55 Classics - The Very Best of Barney Bigard

Top 55 Classics - The Very Best of Barney Bigard

Barney Bigard October 3, 2014

50 Tracks

Famous Jazz Instrumentalists

Famous Jazz Instrumentalists

Barney Bigard September 5, 2014

20 Tracks

The One and Only: Barney Bigard

The One and Only: Barney Bigard

Barney Bigard February 20, 2014

20 Tracks

Blues Legends: Barney Bigard

Blues Legends: Barney Bigard

Barney Bigard February 3, 2014

20 Tracks

One Of The Greatest Jazz Musicians Of All Time

One Of The Greatest Jazz Musicians Of All Time

Barney Bigard September 10, 2013

20 Tracks

Wrap Your Troubles

Wrap Your Troubles

Barney Bigard June 2, 2013

20 Tracks

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