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Louis Smith

Louis Smith

Louis Smith (1931 – 2016) was one of the very best modern trumpeters, making however only a handful of recording sessions in 1957-59, then chose teaching instead of performing, but had an important comeback later… … Read entire article »

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Bobby Hackett

Bobby Hackett

Bobby Hackett (1915 – 1976) was a magnificent trumpet and cornet player, one of the finest white artists in the vintage tradition, creating highly memorable music for almost forty years from recording debut 1937… … Read entire article »

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Jack Butler

Jack Butler

Jack Butler (1909 – 2003) was a fine swing trumpeter, mostly known for his prewar recordings in Europe, even in Norway… … Read entire article »

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Ed Anderson

Ed Anderson

Ed Anderson (1910 – ???) was one of the most prominent trumpeters of the early swing era, primarily known for his participation in the Mills Blue Rhythm Band… … Read entire article »

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Walter Fuller

Walter Fuller

Walter Fuller (1910 – 2003) was a fine and hot swing trumpeter and vocalist, mostly known for his long time work with the Earl Hines orchestra in the thirties and early forties but left jazz much too early… … Read entire article »

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Paul King

Paul King

Paul King (??? – ???) was a fine trumpeter known for his participation in the swinging orchestra of Andy Kirk & His Twelve Clouds Of Joy in the late 1930s… … Read entire article »

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Hot Lips Page

Hot Lips Page

Hot Lips Page (1908 – 1954) was one of the most charismatic trumpet players of the swing era, also a remarkable vocalist, and only fate, bad luck and maybe some backdoor politics stopped him from having even a greater name in jazz history… … Read entire article »

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