Larry Bunker

Lawrence Benjamin Bunker (November 4, 1928 – March 8, 2005) was an American jazz drummer, vibraphonist, and percussionist. A member of the Bill Evans Trio in the mid-1960s, he also played timpani with the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 4th, 1928 (Long Beach), Died March 8th, 2005 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1958

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums, vibraphone, alto saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 6757 5/9/1952 Just you, just me Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 6758 5/9/1952 I wonder Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 6759 5/9/1952 Crazy she calls me Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 6760 5/9/1952 On the Alamo Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 6866 9/2/1952 You belong to me Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 6867 9/2/1952 Early Autumn Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 6868 9/2/1952 Lullaby of Broadway Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 6869 9/2/1952 Harlem nocturne Georgie Auld ; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Decca L 8058 12/16/1954 Mulliganesque John Graas instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8059 12/16/1954 6/4 and even John Graas instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8060 12/16/1954 My buddy-1 John Graas instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8102 1/6/1955 Symphony in F minor: 1. Sonata Allegro John Graas instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8103 1/6/1955 Symphony in F minor: 2. Scherzo John Graas instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8104 1/6/1955 The Charleston John Graas instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8105 1/8/1955 Rogeresque John Graas instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8106 1/8/1955 12th Street rag John Graas instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8379 5/3/1955 Hard hearted Hannah (The vamp of Savannah) Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8380 5/3/1955 Pete Kelly's blues Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8381 5/3/1955 Ella hums the blues Ella Fitzgerald instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8822 11/28/1955 Minor call John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8823 11/28/1955 Andante John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8824 11/28/1955 Lighthouse 6/4 John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8825 11/28/1955 cannon ball John Graas Sextet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8845 12/12/1955 Be my guest John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 8846 12/12/1955 Softly the horn blows John Graas Nonet instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 1-25 of 77 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bunker, Larry," accessed May 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201274.

Bunker, Larry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201274.

"Bunker, Larry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201274

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