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Actor Barney Bigard

Barney Bigard

  • Birth name:

    Albany Leon Bigard

  • Date of Birth:

    New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


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

Barney Bigard Filmography

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Movie Phantom Lady Phantom Lady

as Jive Club Clarinetist (uncredited)