A very great musician indeed... I like his real first name: Albany.
His autobiography 'With Louis and The Duke' is full of interesting
material. Incidentally, I can't think of anyone else who recorded
with Oliver, Morton, Armstrong, and Ellington.
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, "Nicola Ardenghi" <sahfen@...> wrote:
> One of the best clarinetists of Jazz history was born 101 years ago.
He died 27 years ago, but
> he's still living in the memory of Classic Jazz fans with his
artistry and unique stlye.
> Happy Birthday, Barney Bigard!