Jimmy Mundy

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Jimmy Mundy
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
Instrument(s)Saxophone

James Mundy (June 28, 1907 – April 24, 1983)[1] was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, arranger, and composer, best known for his arrangements for Benny Goodman, Count Basie, and Earl Hines.[2]

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. ^ a b "Jimmy Mundy, Musician, 75; Arranger for Leading Bands". The New York Times. United Press International. April 26, 1983.
  2. ^ Colin Larkin, ed. (1992). The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music (First ed.). Guinness Publishing. p. 1779. ISBN 0-85112-939-0.
  3. ^ "1948-1949". Allmusic. Retrieved 20 December 2018.

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