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George Brunis

George Clarence Brunies (February 6, 1902 – November 19, 1974), a.k.a. Georg Brunis, was a jazz trombonist who was part of the dixieland revival. He was known as "The King of the Tailgate Trombone".

Birth and Death Data: Born February 6th, 1902 (New Orleans), Died November 19th, 1974 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, composer, vocalist

Notes: Name appears on Columbia disc label as "Brunels."

See Also: New Orleans Rhythm Kings

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-04565 10-in. 2/4/1937 Formal night in Harlem Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04566 10-in. 2/4/1937 Sweet Lorraine Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04567 10-in. 2/4/1937 Boo-hoo Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04568 10-in. 2/4/1937 You showed me the way Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04569 10-in. 2/4/1937 I can't lose that longing for you Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-04570 10-in. 2/4/1937 Oh, say, can you swing? Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-040260 10-in. 7/7/1939 Big butter and egg man Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-040261 10-in. 7/7/1939 Someday sweetheart Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-040262 10-in. 7/7/1939 Eccentric Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-040263 10-in. 7/7/1939 That da da strain Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043375 10-in. 11/10/1939 At the jazz band ball Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043376 10-in. 11/10/1939 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate George Brunis ; Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043377 10-in. 11/10/1939 Dipper mouth blues Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043378 10-in. 11/10/1939 Livery stable blues (Barnyard blues) Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043894 10-in. 11/22/1939 Riverboat shuffle Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043895 10-in. 11/22/1939 Relaxin' at the Touro Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043896 10-in. 11/22/1939 At sundown Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-043897 10-in. 11/22/1939 Bluin' the blues Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-045745 10-in. 12/12/1939 Lonesome road Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-045746 10-in. 12/12/1939 Dinah George Brunis ; Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-045747 10-in. 12/12/1939 (What did I do to be so) Black and blue Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-045748 10-in. 12/12/1939 Mandy, make up your mind Ragtime Band [Muggsy Spanier] Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062858 10-in. 3/19/1941 Ochi chornya Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062859 10-in. 3/19/1941 Mama's gone, good-bye Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor BS-062860 10-in. 3/19/1941 The boogie beat'll getcha (If you don't watch out) Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brunis, George," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109721.

Brunis, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109721.

"Brunis, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109721

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