Jimmy Mundy

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Jimmy Mundy
Mundy in 1914
Mundy in 1914
Background information
Born(1907-06-28)June 28, 1907
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
DiedApril 24, 1983(1983-04-24) (aged 75)
New York City, New York, U.S.
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, arranger
InstrumentsSaxophone
Associated acts

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.[1]

Discography[edit]

  • 1937–1947: Jimmy Mundy 1947–1947 (Classics)
  • May 1946: "Bumble Boogie" / "One O'Clock Boogie" (Aladdin 131)
  • June 1946: "I Gotta Put You Down Pt 1" / "I Gotta Put You Down Pt 2" (Aladdin 132)
  • 1958: On a Mundy Flight (Epic)
  • 2002: Fiesta in Brass (Golden Era)

As arranger[edit]

With Chet Baker

With Al Hibbler

With Illinois Jacquet

With Harry James

With Sonny Stitt

With Joe Williams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jimmy Mundy, Musician, 75; Arranger for Leading Bands". The New York Times. United Press International. April 26, 1983.
  2. ^ "1948-1949". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 December 2018.

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