Jim Robinson stands with his trombone on Bunk Johnson's band stand. The print is signed "To my good friend Jeanette from Jim Robinson."
Percy Humphrey with Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson (trombone) jokes around with Percy Humphrey (right) in this photograph. Both men were known for their versatile musicianship and warm personalities.
Nathan "Jim" Robinson played trombone with countermelodies to the trumpet lead, epitomizing the "old time sound" that made him the most prominent trombonist in New Orleans in the 1940s. Here Robinson stands by his home at 920 Marais Street, New Orleans, in 1949.
Traditional jazz and blues trombone player Jim Robinson toured with Bunk Johnson's band throughout the United States and Europe. This photograph shows Robinson at Stanford University, ca. 1971-85.