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Trumpet is a natural leader

From Satchmo himself the first great soloist and the most influential American musician who ever lived through the intrepid young lions realizing the unlimited potential of jazz in the 21st century, trumpeters have been leading from the front for decades. The likes of Freddie Hubbard's higher, faster, louder approach, or the casual nonchalance of Miles and Chet they will all certainly command your attention with their characteristic swagger and confidence. 


brown-01The entrant to the HOF is the one who left us far too soon, but showed greatness at a tender age. Clifford Brown had it all the range a trumpeter could wish for, a powerful and rich tone and infallible technique. He was as fiery at breakneck tempos as he was tender on ballads and is my choice.

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