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Jim Cullum Jr.

lenn, who played with Armstrong. Neil DeFeo, trombone. Aug. 31, 2019.
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A San Antonio jazz legend was honored by his friends, family, and former bandmates Saturday.


Courtesy James Cullum

Jim Cullum Jr.’s musical talent, positive demeanor and love of jazz has been a definitive part of San Antonio since the early 1960s. On Aug. 11, the 77-year-old Cullum passed away at his home of an apparent heart attack. TPR’s David Martin Davies spoke with Cullum in 2009.

 


Courtesy James Cullum

Longtime San Antonio cornetist and jazz band leader Jim Cullum, Jr. died on Sunday from an apparent heart attack. He was 77.