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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 6, 1902 (New Orleans), Died November 19, 1974 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, composer, vocalist, kazoo

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

See Also: New Orleans Rhythm Kings

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

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  
Victor BS-062861 10-in. 3/19/1941 Stop the war (The cats are killin' themselves) Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Columbia W140710 10-in. 6/22/1925 Tin roof blues Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W143433 10-in. 3/7/1927 Tin roof blues Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh S-71605 10-in. June 1923 Tin roof blues Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E27684 10-in. 6/11/1928 Tin roof blues Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver Jazz/dance band composer  
Decca 38608 10-in. 9/12/1934 San Antonio shout New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38609 10-in. 9/12/1934 Tin roof blues New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38610 10-in. 9/12/1934 Panama New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38611 10-in. 9/12/1934 Jazz it blues New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38734 10-in. 9/26/1934 Bluin' the blues New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38735 10-in. 9/26/1934 Ostrich walk New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38736 10-in. 9/26/1934 Original Dixieland one-step New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 38737 10-in. 9/26/1934 Sensation New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39378 10-in. 2/20/1935 Baby brown New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39379 10-in. 2/20/1935 No lovers allowed New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39380 10-in. 2/20/1935 (Oh! Susanna) Dust off that old piano New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 39381 10-in. 2/20/1935 Since we fell out of love New Orleans Rhythm Kings instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71001 10-in. 7/6/1942 Chimes blues Joe Marsala and his Chosen Seven instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71002 10-in. 7/6/1942 Sweet Mama Joe Marsala and his Chosen Seven instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71003 10-in. 7/6/1942 Walkin' the dog Joe Marsala and his Chosen Seven instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 71004 10-in. 7/6/1942 Lazy Daddy Joe Marsala and his Chosen Seven instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1317 10-in. 4/16/1938 Sweetheart of Sigma Chi Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1318 10-in. 4/16/1938 Goodnight (Waltz) Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1319 10-in. 4/16/1938 When my baby smiles at me Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1320 10-in. 7/16/1938 Wear a hat with a silver lining Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1343 10-in. 7/25/1938 Three o'clock in the morning Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1344 10-in. 7/25/1938 I'm the medicine man for the blues Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1345 10-in. 7/25/1938 (I got a woman.crazy for me) She's funny that way Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1346 10-in. 7/25/1938 The old St. Louis blues Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 2407 10-in. 5/26/1941 Just around the corner Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 2408 10-in. 5/26/1941 Down the old church aisle Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 2409 10-in. 5/26/1941 Tiger rag Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 2410 10-in. 5/26/1941 Jazz me blues Ted Lewis and his Band instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brunis, George," accessed November 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109721.

Brunis, George. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109721.

"Brunis, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 November 2022.

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

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