Courtesy of YouTube, Mr. Berigan from Fox Lake, Wisconsin, seen all too briefly in stellar form.
CHINA BOY: the Freddie Rich Orchestra in 1934 with Jimmy Dorsey, cl; Hank Ross, ts. Who’s the pianist?
UNTIL TODAY: Bunny sings and plays with Rich in 1936:
“Bunny can’t do no wrong in music,” said Louis. Grammatically unstable, aesthetically perfect.