Bunk Johnson

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Willie Gary "Bunk" Johnson (December 27, 1879 - July 7, 1949) was a prominent early New Orleans jazz trumpet player in the early years of the 20th century who enjoyed a revived career in the 1940s.

Johnson gave the year of his birth as 1879, although there is speculation that he may have actually been younger by as much as a decade.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 Bunk Johnson and His Superior Jazz Band Bunk Johnson 1
1993 Last Testament Bunk Johnson 1
Bunk & Bechet in Boston Sidney Bechet & Bunk Johnson 1
Bunk's Brass Band & 1945 Sessions Bunk Johnson 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1944/45 Bunk Johnson 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Bunk & Leadbelly at New York Town Hall 1947 Bunk Johnson & Lead Belly 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Jazz Classic With Bunk Johnson Sidney de Paris Vol. 2 Sidney Bechet & Bunk Johnson 1

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