Jimmy Mundy

James Mundy (June 28, 1907 – April 24, 1983) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, arranger, and composer, best known for his arrangements for Benny Goodman, Count Basie, and Earl Hines.

Mundy died of cancer in New York City at the age of 75.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 28, 1907 (Cincinnati), Died April 24, 1983 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, tenor saxophone, composer, leader, songwriter, director, saxophone

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 53 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-97017 10-in. 9/27/1935 Madhouse Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, arranger  
Victor BS-101255 10-in. 5/27/1936 House hop Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-102214 10-in. 6/15/1936 In a sentimental mood Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor BS-102217 10-in. 6/15/1936 Swingtime in the Rockies Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, arranger  
Victor BS-102766 10-in. 6/21/1936 Madhouse Bob Pope Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-02461 10-in. 11/5/1936 Jam session Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-03549 10-in. 12/9/1936 When you and I were young, Maggie Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor BS-03552 10-in. 12/9/1936 Swing low, sweet chariot Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band arranger  
Victor BS-035052 10-in. 3/17/1939 Night song Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor PBS-042177 10-in. 10/9/1939 A lover is blue Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-042739 10-in. 9/27/1939 A lover is blue Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-043926 10-in. 11/28/1939 Night song Bunny Berigan Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-044891 10-in. 3/7/1940 So far, so good Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047018 10-in. 2/7/1940 So far, so good Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-047055 10-in. 2/13/1940 Boogie woogie on St.Louis blues Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-047056 10-in. 2/13/1940 Deep forest Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-047057 10-in. 2/13/1940 My heart beats for you Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BS-047058 10-in. 2/13/1940 Number 19 Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor PBS-055175 10-in. 12/2/1940 Easy rhythm Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-063328 10-in. 4/3/1941 Up jumped the devil Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-072081 10-in. 2/7/1942 Well-digger's breakdown Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D4VB-1053 10-in. 11/23/1944 Lady Day Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D5VB-1125 10-in. 9/14/1945 The shrimp man Ginger Snaps ; James Mundy Mixed vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band director  
Victor D5VB-1126 10-in. 9/14/1945 The gang that sang heart of my heart Ginger Snaps ; James Mundy Mixed vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band director  
Victor D5VB-1132 10-in. 9/14/1945 Tico-tico Ginger Snaps ; James Mundy Mixed vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band director  
(Results 1-25 of 53 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mundy, Jimmy," accessed July 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107256.

Mundy, Jimmy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107256.

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