Johnny Dunn

    Johnny Dunn

    • Johnny Dunn
    Johnny Dunn

    Johnny Dunn

    • Johnny Dunn

    Johnny Dunn

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        Before Louis Armstrong arrived in New York in 1924, Johnny Dunn was considered the top cornetist in the city. His staccato style, double-time effects and utilization of wah-wah mutes gave him notoriety for a time. Dunn had attended Fisk University in Nashville and had a solo act in Memphis before being discovered by W.C. Handy. He joined Handy's band in 1917 and during the next three years became known for his feature on "Sergeant Dunn's Bugle Call Blues" (which later became the... Read more

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