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Bunny Berigan 
Not sure why he is not mentioned more. Is there some pet peeve vs him? I consider his rendition of " I Can't Get Started" perhaps the greatest American …

Ruby Braff 
Good sound improvisation and low notes player

Dud Bascomb 
Magnificent on Tuxedo Junction and other tunes with Erskine Hawkins. Many think it was Erskine playing on most of their tunes but it was Dud Bascomb. …

Louis Armstrong 
THE INNOVATORS Louis Armstrong Roy Eldridge Dizzy Gillespie Miles Davis Clifford Brown Freddie Hubbard THe above trumpet players are the stylistic …

roy eldridge 
roy was simpley the best ever. no one can play better than him.

Maynard Ferguson 
I've seen M.F. many times live. Prom Center St.Paul,MN. Orchestra Hall Mpls. a clinic at a High School etc.It never ceased to amaze me about the amount …

miles davis 
awesome,weird, different definately cutting edge creative/could have been labeled bizzare!!! But with the Martin Commitee by his side(the most sought after …

Louis Henderson played trumpet for Wayne king 
Oh Danny boy, dream a little dream, goofus, goodnight sweet heart and much more, save this waltz for me,

Cliffard Brown 
he was a very good trumpet player. he was at what ever he did. and he never gave up. I'd like to be like him someday.

If you could only listen to one you have to go with the guy who has the most versatility and that is Doc. Don't even have to say his last name - you know …

Arturo Sandoval 
Arturo Sandoval is probably not the first name that pops into your mind when you think jazz (given his classical background and popular Latin music history) …

It's just beautiful. Music is Love. What else is there to say? Trumpet all the way.

Hot, cool,warm,lyrical,sweet,hard driven, eloquently melodic. other worldly. Spiritual. These four Masters stand out as exceptionally gifted Jazz Men, …

Bobby Hacket 
He played the horn like it was part of him.

Ziggy Elman + Naftule Brandewein 
most famous piece "And the angels sing" AKA "FREYLECH IN SWING" I of course like others and am currently learning about some of the great spanish style …

Lee Morgan 
Live at The Light House, The Sidewinder, are some great examples of his works. I feel he should be listed as one of the greats because of his distinctively …

Allen Vizzutti 
Allen is , in my opinion, the most all-around, all-encompassing trumpet player in history. He is truly a freak of nature when it comes to the trumpet. …

Bunny Berigan 
i admire a lot of Jazz trumpet Players but my favorite trumpet player is Bunny Berigan. my favorite trumpet solo that i to listen most is Bunny Berigan …

Maynard Ferguson 
Skill, improvisation, energy, showmanship; Maynard had it all. Yes he was known for the higher register but if one listens to his body of work he was …

Miles Davis: "Kind of Blue" 
Louis Armstrong is usually mentioned because he was the first big pop hit as a trumpet player, but I'd much rather listen to Miles Davis, Chet Baker and …

Mike Vax 
He is an in-your-face Jazz trumpeter and listening to him is a real joy. He inspires me to play my best!

Louis Armstrong 
Technically, "Brownie" (Clifford Brown) is probably the greatest-- he puts down the rhythmic and the harmonic and the melodic together better than anyone. …

Clark Terry Not rated yet
He's not my favorite, but he's in my top five and should be added to the list of greats.

Harold "Shorty" Baker Not rated yet
Rare gem; Almost Cried. Duke Ellington 1959 album.

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Kenny Dorham - Jazz contrasts for starters Not rated yet
Smooth lyrical beautiful ballads but could swing. Highly underrated. Played with most of the greats who recognized his talent.

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