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Jonah Jones

Jonah Jones

Jonah Jones (1909 – 2000) was a great swing trumpeter who came up with Stuff Smith (1936) and Cab Calloway (1941) and had later great success with his quartet… … Read entire article »

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Don Joseph

Don Joseph

Don Joseph (1923 – ??) was a white cornetist/trumpeter who preferred his own lifestyle and Staten Island, NYC. to an obvious great public acknowledgement… … Read entire article »

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Henry “Red” Allen

Henry “Red” Allen

Henry ”Red” Allen (1908 – 1967) was one of the greatest trumpeters of the swing era. His recordings from 1929 and through the 1930s were sensational… … Read entire article »

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Dupree Bolton

Dupree Bolton

Dupree Bolton (1929 – 1993) was a brilliant trumpeter, although drugs and jail where part of his life, his few recordings (mostly 1960-63) show that he was one of the few that measured up to Clifford Brown… … Read entire article »

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Tony Fruscella

Tony Fruscella

Tony Fruscella (1927 – 1969) was a white trumpeter of the “cool” school, a great and inventive musician with a short and erratic career… … Read entire article »

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Bobby Moore

Bobby Moore

Bobby Moore was a talented trumpeter with a great future in the Basie band, but fate would have it otherwise. He deserves to be remembered. … Read entire article »

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