Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture

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Gabbard pens a cultural history of the trumpet from its origins in ancient Egypt to its role in royal courts and on battlefields, and ultimately to its stunning appropriation by great jazz artists such as Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and Wynton Marsalis.

Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture 2008, Faber & Faber, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780571211999

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