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Bill Brunskill: 1920-2002
Bill Brunskill
Trumpet, bandleader

Born: February 2, 1920 in London, England
Died: November 18, 2002 in London, England

Trumpeter contributed to the UK revival scene

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Brunskill

Bill Brunskill contributed to the development of New Orleans-style jazz in Britain. Although he was never a professional musician, he was part of the 1950s revival led by Ken Colyer, Chris Barber and others.

His first instrument wa sguitar, but he switched to trumpet. He led his own band in London until 1971, and occasionally toured and recorded.


JJA members are invited to submit a full obituary or appreciation.

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