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Actor Barney Bigard

Barney Bigard

  • Birth name:

    Albany Leon Bigard

  • Date of Birth:

    27 June 1906 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Biography:

Barney Bigard was educated at Straight College, and was a clarinetist in Duke Ellington's orchestra, 1928-1942, and was also with King Oliver, Charlie Elgar, Luis Russell, Freddie Slack, Kid Ory, and the Louis Armstrong All-Star Concert Group, touring worldwide, 1947-1955. He led his own sextet, and toured Europe and Africa for the State Department, 1961-1962. He was awarded the Esquire Jazz (Silver) Award, 1945-46-48. He was a member of the Hot Club of France. Joining ASCAP in 1956, his chief music... more

Filmography

Aсtor (2)

Movie

Year

Movie Phantom Lady Phantom Lady

as Jive Club Clarinetist (uncredited)

1944