Bunk Johnson

Bunk Johnson
1889 - 1949

Bunk Johnson  


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Bunk Johnson passed away on 7th Jul 1949 aged 59.


Bunk Johnson is a member of the following lists: African-American musicians, Classic jazz trumpeters and Dixieland trumpeters.


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First Name Bunk
Last Name Johnson
Alternative Name Bunk
Age 59 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th December, 1889
Birthplace December 27, 1889
Died 7th July, 1949
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Music Genre (Text) Jazz
Music Genre Jazz
Origin New Orleans
Music Style Early Jazz, New Orleans Jazz, New Orleans Brass Bands, Dixieland, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz
Music Mood Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Rousing, Passionate, Playful
Instrument Trumpet
Instrument (text) Trumpet
Associated Acts George Lewis, Louis Armstrong

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.

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