Jimmie Gunn & His Orchestra - Victor Junior JR-66 (1936)

Well...I thought I had completed my Gunn run a while back but with the acquisition of this Japanese pressing, I can now say that I have indeed done so.

According to Rust's discography, this side was the only one issued on an additional label.

Personnel listing is either:

Jimmie Gunn p, dir / 'Slats' tb / Skeets Tolbert as / Otis Hicks ts / g / Harry Prather b / d / David Pugh, Sam Jennings v.


Jimmie Gunn dir / Dave Pugh t, v / Charles Daniels, Herman Franklin t / John Orange tb / Robert Griffin, James Berry as / Otis Hicks ts / William Shavers p / Alton Harrington  g / Sam Hinton bb / Harry Prather sh / Raymond Mason d / Sam Jennings v.

Recorded in Charlotte, on June 18, 1936.

Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra - Majestic 1122 (1947)

We had Jimmie Lunceford's first record (here) and now we have his last.

This was the last record he made before he passed away two months later on July 12, 1947.

Jimmie Lunceford dir / Reunald Jones, Joe Wilder, Bob Mitchell, Russell Green t / Russell Bowles, Al Grey, Al Cobbs tb / Omer Simeon as, cl / Kirkland Bradford as / Joe Thomas ts, v / Lee Howard ts / Earl Carruthers bar / Edwin Wilcox p / Al Norris g / Truck Parham b / Joe Marshall d.

Recorded in New York in May, 1947.