By Chip Deffaa
Updated July 28, 1995 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Pied Piper, 1934-1940

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An uncommonly well-conceived collection, The Pied Piper, 1934-1940 gathers the legendary trumpeter Bunny Berigan’s outstanding performances with his own band and also with Tommy Dorsey, Gene Gifford, Frankie Trumbauer, and Benny Goodman. Berigan’s unique sound — warm, dark, and vital — is captured better here than on previous CDs, and Richard Sudhalter’s liner notes are lyrical. But how could the producers have left out ”East of the Sun”? A

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The Pied Piper, 1934-1940

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