The best jazz trumpeters in history have been at the center of almost every major revolution in jazz. uDiscover Music brings you just a few of the best.
Many jazz musicians died when they were in their prime or even younger, particularly during the music’s heyday, but their music lives on forever.
Recorded in October 1965 and released the following year, ‘Cape Verdean Blues’ by Horace Silver deserves to be more widely heard.
Revered jazz drummer Louis Hayes has signed with Blue Note, and will release a tribute album to Horace Silver, with whom he played in the 1950s, in May.