Harry Bidgood

Harry Bidgood

British pianist and bandleader. Born in London in 1898, died in London in 1957. He received his early musical education from his father prior to attending the Royal College of Music. He commenced his professional career just after the First World War as pianist with De Groot at the Piccadilly Hotel, London. In 1926 he started directing recording sessions for Vocalion, which, in 1928, began to issue the famous 8-inch Broadcast records. Harry directed a 'house band' for these records, known as Harry Bidgood and his Broadcasters. Other studio bands under his direction included: The New York Nightbirds, Ciro's Club Band, The Manhattan Melody Makers, Al Benny's Broadway Boys, The Riverside Dance Band and Nat Lewis and his Dance Band.
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Harry Bidgood Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

3121 Unknown Artist Cond. By Harry Bidgood Unknown Artist Cond. By Harry Bidgood - Tunes From 1899 To 1913 / Tunes From 1914 To 1930(Shellac, 10") Broadcast Super Twelve 3121 UK 1932 Sell This Version