Valaida Snow - African-American jazz musician and entertainer. She was named “Little Louis” after Louis Armstrong, who used to call her the world’s second best jazz trumpet player besides himself. She played concerts throughout the USA, Europe and China.
Wynton Learson Marsalis, Black Classical (Jazz) and European classical musician was born on October in New Orleans Louisiana. Marsalis received his first trumpet at the age of and has been deemed a prolific musician ever since.
Maynard Ferguson is a Canadian jazz trumpeter known for his stratospheric playing in high register. He played in Stan Kentons Band and no doubt gave it edge no other player could. He is partly responsible for Kenton's avant' garde "West Coast Sound"