Barney Bigard

Real Name:
Albany Leon Bigard.
Profile:
American jazz clarinetist, tenor & alto saxophonist, & composer.
Bigard studied clarinet as a youth in New Orleans with Papa Tio & Lorenzo Tio, He first became known as a tenor saxophonist. After playing in several groups in his hometown, he moved to Chicago where he played with King Oliver from 1925 until 1927. Chicago also found him working with such greats as Jelly Roll Morton, Johnny Dodds & Louis Armstrong. By the end of 1927 he found his place with Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, playing almost exclusively as a clarinetist. Between 1927 & 1942 as a member of The Ellington Orchestra, he was featured on many of Ellington's classic recordings. "Mood Indigo" which Bigard co-composed, was perhaps the most successful of his compostions. His later work was varied and included membership between 1947 & 1955 with Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars.
- born March 03, 1906 in New Orleans, Louisiana
- died June 27, 1980 in Culver City, California
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Barney Bigard Discography Tracks

Albums

Barney Bigard - Jazz Hall Of Fame Series album art Barney Bigard Jazz Hall Of Fame Series Liberty US 1955 Sell This Version
Barney Bigard - BBB & Co. album art Benny Carter With Ben Webster & Barney Bigard Benny Carter With Ben Webster & Barney Bigard - BBB & Co. (Album) Prestige Swingville, Prestige Swingville US 1962 Sell This Version
FELP15.002 Barney Bigard - BBB & Co. album art Benny Carter With Ben Webster & Barney Bigard Benny Carter With Ben Webster & Barney Bigard - BBB & Co.(LP, Album) La Voix De Son Maître FELP15.002 France 1962 Sell This Version
Barney Bigard - Barney Bigard-Albert Nicholas album art Barney Bigard, Albert Nicholas Barney Bigard, Albert Nicholas - Barney Bigard-Albert Nicholas (Comp) RCA Canada 1969 Sell This Version
Barney Bigard - Swinging Clarinets album art Barney Bigard - Claude Luter Barney Bigard - Claude Luter - Swinging Clarinets (Album) Disques Vogue France 1961 Sell This Version
Barney Bigard - Giants In Nice album art Earl Hines / Barney Bigard Earl Hines / Barney Bigard - Giants In Nice RCA France 1975 Sell This Version
EB 100213 Barney Bigard - From Rag To Swing ...: Recorded Live In Switzerland album art Barney Bigard With The New Ragtime Band Barney Bigard With The New Ragtime Band - From Rag To Swing ...: Recorded Live In Switzerland(LP, Album) Evasion Disques EB 100213 France 1975 Sell This Version
TFD 5.002 Barney Bigard - Barney's Bounce album art Barney Bigard Barney's Bounce(LP, Album, Mono) Two Flats Disc TFD 5.002 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
Barney Bigard - Giants Of Small Band Swing - Vol.3 album art Barney Bigard Giants Of Small Band Swing - Vol.3 Storyville Spain 1979 Sell This Version
130 254 Barney Bigard - Jazz Classics N°27 album art Rex Stewart, Barney Bigard Rex Stewart, Barney Bigard - Jazz Classics N°27(10", Album) RCA 130 254 France Unknown Sell This Version
LBY 1358 F Barney Bigard - Jazz Hall Of Fame album art Barney Bigard Jazz Hall Of Fame(LP, Album) Liberty LBY 1358 F France Unknown Sell This Version
P 07.876 R Barney Bigard - Caravan album art Barney Bigard, Johnny Hodges Barney Bigard, Johnny Hodges - Caravan(10", Album) Philips P 07.876 R France Unknown Sell This Version
CJP-2 Barney Bigard - The Legends Of Jazz album art The Legends Of Jazz Starring Barney Bigard The Legends Of Jazz Starring Barney Bigard - The Legends Of Jazz(LP) Crescent Jazz Productions CJP-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
P. 30: 01 Louis Armstrong All Stars*, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Earl Hines, Arvell Shaw, Sid Catlett*, Velma Middleton Louis Armstrong All Stars*, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Earl Hines, Arvell Shaw, Sid Catlett*, Velma Middleton - Louis Armstrong All Stars(LP) Palm 30 P. 30: 01 France Unknown Sell This Version
LPM 34029 Barney Bigard - Barney Bigard-Albert Nicholas album art Barney Bigard - Albert Nicholas Barney Bigard - Albert Nicholas - Barney Bigard-Albert Nicholas(LP, Num) Rca Victor LPM 34029 Italy Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

47 Barney Bigard - Limehouse Blues / My Old Flame album art Benny Morton's All Stars Featuring Webster* & Bigard* Benny Morton's All Stars Featuring Webster* & Bigard* - Limehouse Blues / My Old Flame(Shellac, 12") Blue Note 47 US 1945 Sell This Version
CID-1721 Barney Bigard - Jack Teagarden E Barney Bigard album art Jack Teagarden E Barney Bigard Jack Teagarden E Barney Bigard - Jack Teagarden E Barney Bigard(7", EP) Cid (3) CID-1721 Spain 1959 Sell This Version
75.728 S, 75.728 Barney Bigard - Barney Bigard With Small Ellington Group (Treasury Of Jazz 24) album art Barney Bigard Barney Bigard With Small Ellington Group (Treasury Of Jazz 24)(7", EP) RCA Victor, RCA Victor 75.728 S, 75.728 France 1962 Sell This Version
75.743 Barney Bigard - Treasury Of Jazz N°27 - Barney Bigard With Small Ellington Group album art Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington - Treasury Of Jazz N°27 - Barney Bigard With Small Ellington Group(7", EP) RCA Victor 75.743 France Unknown Sell This Version
45-528, EP 528 Barney Bigard - Barney Bigard With Strings - Fantasy For Clarinet With Strings album art Jazz Session Featuring Barney Bigard* Barney Bigard With Strings - Fantasy For Clarinet With Strings(7", EP) Atlantic, Atlantic 45-528, EP 528 US Unknown Sell This Version
Mdint 9461 Barney Bigard - Les Classiques Du Jazz Par Les Géants Du Jazz  album art Lionel Hampton, Django Reinhardt, Roy Eldridge, Earl Hines, Coleman Hawkins, Barney Bigard, Buck Clayton, Sir Charles Thompson, Don Byas, Johnny Hodges, Dizzy Gillespie, Claude Luter, Zoot Sims, Sidney Bechet, Bob Brookmeyer, Gerry Mulligan Lionel Hampton, Django Reinhardt, Roy Eldridge, Earl Hines, Coleman Hawkins, Barney Bigard, Buck Clayton, Sir Charles Thompson, Don Byas, Johnny Hodges, Dizzy Gillespie, Claude Luter, Zoot Sims, Sidney Bechet, Bob Brookmeyer, Gerry Mulligan - Les Classiques Du Jazz Par Les Géants Du Jazz (12") Vogue International Industries Mdint 9461 France Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

LX 3008 Barney Bigard - Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers (Vol. 1) album art Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Featuring George Mitchell (3), Kid Ory, Omer Simeon, Barney Bigard, Darnell Howard Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Featuring George Mitchell (3), Kid Ory, Omer Simeon, Barney Bigard, Darnell Howard - Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers (Vol. 1)(10", Comp) "X" LX 3008 US 1954 Sell This Version
EE 22006 Barney Bigard - The Duke's Men album art Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Rex Stewart, Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Rex Stewart, Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams - The Duke's Men(LP, Comp) Epic EE 22006 US 1968 Sell This Version
ZET 716 Barney Bigard - New Orleans (Creole Jazz) album art Barney Bigard, Bud Scott, Jimmie Noone, Kid Ory, Zutty Singleton Barney Bigard, Bud Scott, Jimmie Noone, Kid Ory, Zutty Singleton - New Orleans (Creole Jazz)(CD, Comp) Zeta Records (4), Jazz Archives (5) ZET 716 France 1988 Sell This Version
158502, ZE 052 Barney Bigard - Story 1929/1945 album art Barney Bigard Story 1929/1945(CD, Comp) Jazz Archives (2), Jazz Archives (2) 158502, ZE 052 France 1996 Sell This Version

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