The History of the Trumpet in Jazz (part 2) with Mark DeJong

In this video, saxophonist and educator Mark DeJong continues to explore the history of the trumpet in jazz.

Starting with Bebop innovator John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie and continuing with St Louis-born trumpeter Clark Terry, (aka “Mumbles”) this video highlights important recordings as well as showcasing contemporary trumpeter Andre Wickenheiser playing brief examples representative of each player.