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Dave Douglas with trumpet

Dave Douglas

The versatility of the long-distance trumpeter

From the February, 2017 issue

Historians may quibble, but to me the history of the jazz trumpet began in 1924, when the young Louis Armstrong joined the famed Fletcher Henderson orchestra and switched from cornet to its bigger cousin. Armed with a sound that could carry better above larger musical groups in big halls, Armstrong further developed his technically brilliant and emotionally

 
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