Barney Bigard had a very distinctive sound on clarinet and was a longtime member of Duke Ellington‘s orchestra.
But he also made great recordings under his own name.
Such a groovy track and it's only a trio:
Barney Bigard on clarinet, Fred Washington on piano and Zutty Singleton on drums.
I have featured songs by Barney Bigard before: C Jam Blues and Jazz a la Carte. Check out the latter for his biography.
Title: Barney's Bounce
Artist: Barney Bigard
Recorded: June 30, 1944
Tempo: 217 bpm
Dance: Balboa, Lindy Hop
You can find all the songs of the series also on my Spotify playlist or on 8tracks.
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