Trumpet Kings – The Players Who Shaped the Sound of Jazz Trumpet

by Scott Yanow. This collection reveals the personal and musical lives of 479 outstanding trumpeters in the jazz world, both past and present. Covers legends plus lesser-known but also noteworthy trumpeters from all jazz eras. The biographical profiles trace the artist’s life (unique traits, interesting life experiences, relationships with other players, career milestones, and key recordings.) Includes photos.

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