Born in late-nineteenth century New Orleans, Bunk Johnson made his first recording in 1942. Because Johnson sometimes lied about his experiences, much of his life, including his birthday, remains mysterious. He may, for example, have played with Buddy Bolden.
|Regions||Greater New Orleans, Orleans|
|Time Periods||Long Era|
|Repository||Louisiana State Museum|
|Collection Name||Louisiana State Museum Jazz Collection|
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