Musical Instrument: Trumpet

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  1. Chris Botti
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    Chris Botti

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    Christopher Stephen "Chris" Botti (/ˈbti/ BOH-tee; born October 12, 1962), is an American trumpeter and composer.


  2. Miles Davis
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    Miles Davis

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    Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.


  3. Quincy Jones
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    Quincy Jones

    55,783 views


  4. Louis Armstrong
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    Louis Armstrong

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    Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an African American jazz trumpeter, composer and singer who became one of the pivotal and most influential figures in jazz music. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in jazz.


  5. Buck Owens
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    Buck Owens

    44,623 views


  6. Chet Baker
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    Chet Baker

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    Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker, Jr. (December 23, 1929 – May 13, 1988) was an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist.


  7. Louis Prima
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    Louis Prima

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    Louis Prima (December 7, 1910 – August 24, 1978) was an American singer, actor, songwriter, and trumpeter. Prima rode the musical trends of his time, starting with his seven-piece New Orleans style jazz band in the late 1920s, then leading a swing combo in the 1930s, a big band in the 1940s, a Vegas lounge act in the 1950s, and a pop-rock band in the 1960s.


  8. Herb Alpert
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    Herb Alpert

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    Herbert "Herb" Alpert (born March 31, 1935) is an American musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, or TJB. Alpert is also a recording industry executive, the "A" of A&M Records, a recording label he and business partner Jerry Moss founded and eventually sold to PolyGram. Alpert has also created abstract expressionist paintings and sculpture over two decades, which are publicly displayed on occasion. Alpert and wife Lani Hall are substantial philanthropists through the operation of the Herb Alpert Foundation.


  9. Wynton Marsalis
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    Wynton Marsalis

    12,755 views

    Wynton Learson Marsalis (born October 18, 1961) is a trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and artistic director of jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, United States. Marsalis has promoted the appreciation of classical and jazz music often to young audiences. Marsalis has been awarded nine Grammys in both genres, and his Blood on the Fields was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Marsalis is the son of jazz musician Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (pianist), grandson of Ellis Marsalis, Sr., and brother of Branford (saxophonist), Delfeayo (trombonist), and Jason (drummer). He performed the national anthem of Super Bowl XX in 1986.


  10. Harry James
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    Harry James

    8,789 views


  11. Doc Severinsen
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    Doc Severinsen

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    Carl Hilding "Doc" Severinsen (born July 7, 1927) is an American pop and jazz trumpeter. He is best known for leading the NBC Orchestra on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.


  12. Dizzy Gillespie
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    Dizzy Gillespie

    7,855 views


  13. Hugh Masekela
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    Hugh Masekela

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    Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (born 4 April 1939) is a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. He is the father of American television host Sal Masekela.


  14. Ray Anthony
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    Ray Anthony

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    Ray Anthony (born January 20, 1922) is an American bandleader, trumpeter, songwriter and actor. He is currently the last surviving member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.


  15. Don Cherry
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    Don Cherry

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    Donald Stewart "Don" Cherry (born February 5, 1934) is a Canadian ice hockey commentator for CBC Television. He is a sports writer, as well as a retired professional hockey player and NHL coach. Cherry co-hosts the "Coach's Corner" intermission segment (with Ron MacLean) on the long-running Canadian sports program Hockey Night in Canada, and has also worked for ESPN in the United States as a commentator during the latter stages of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Nicknamed Grapes, he is a Canadian icon known for his outspoken manner, flamboyant dress, and staunch Canadian nationalism.


  16. Al Hirt
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    Al Hirt

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    Al Hirt (November 7, 1922 – April 27, 1999) was an American trumpeter and bandleader. He is best remembered for his million-selling recordings of "Java" and the accompanying album Honey in the Horn (1963), and for the theme song to The Green Hornet. His nicknames included "Jumbo" and "The Round Mound of Sound". Colin Escott, an author of musician biographies, wrote that RCA Victor Records, for which Hirt had recorded most of his best-selling recordings and for which he had spent much of his professional recording career, had dubbed him with another moniker: "The King." Hirt was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in November 2009.


  17. Rick Braun
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    Rick Braun

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    Rick Braun (born July 6, 1955 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a smooth jazz trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist and often producer


  18. Snooky Young
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    Snooky Young

    959 views

    Eugene Edward "Snooky" Young (February 3, 1919 – May 11, 2011) was an American jazz trumpeter. He was known for his mastery of the plunger mute, with which he was able to create a wide range of sounds.


  19. Mel McDaniel
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    Mel McDaniel

    1,487 views


  20. Kenny Baker
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    Kenny Baker

    857 views

    Kenneth George "Kenny" Baker (born 24 August 1934) is an English actor and musician. He is well-known for portraying the character R2-D2 in the popular science-fiction movie franchise Star Wars.


  21. Chuck Mangione
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    Chuck Mangione

    856 views

    Charles Frank "Chuck" Mangione (/mæniˈni/; born November 29, 1940) is an American flugelhorn player, trumpeter and composer.


  22. Roy Hargrove
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    Roy Hargrove

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    Roy Anthony Hargrove (born October 16, 1969) is an American jazz trumpeter. He won worldwide notice after winning two Grammy Awards for differing types of music, in 1997 and in 2002. Hargrove has played primarily with jazz musicians including Wynton Marsalis and Herbie Hancock.


  23. Donald Byrd
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    Donald Byrd

    650 views

    Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues trumpeter. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd was best known as one of the only bebop jazz musicians who successfully pioneered the funk and soul genres while simultaneously remaining a jazz artist. As a bandleader, Byrd is also notable for his influential role in the early career of keyboard player and composer Herbie Hancock.


  24. Maynard Ferguson
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    Maynard Ferguson

    585 views


  25. Billy May
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    Billy May

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    Edward William "Billy" May, Jr (November 10, 1916 – January 22, 2004) was an American composer, arranger and trumpeter. He composed film and television music for The Green Hornet (1966), The Mod Squad (1968), Batman (with Batgirl theme, 1967), and Naked City (1960). He collaborated on films such as Pennies from Heaven (1981), and orchestrated Cocoon, and Cocoon: The Return, among others.


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