February 6, 1902, New Orleans – November 19, 1974
George Brunies aka Georg Brunis was a jazz trombonist who came to fame in the 1930s, and was part of the Dixieland revival. He was known as the King of the Tailgate Trombone. He was born into a very musical family. His father led a family band, and his 4 brothers all became noted professional musicians. By the age of 8 young George was already playing alto horn professionally in Papa Jack Laine’s band.
TIN ROOF BLUES by George Brunis and his Jazz Band 1943