Event Type: Players

  • 1949-12-31

    Jeffrey Piper, American trumpeter, teacher at the Univ of New Mexico starting in 1976, member of the New Mexico Symph Orch (1978-2006), cofounder of the New Mexico Brass Quintet,  hosted 1985 ITG Conference, ITG President, recipient of the ITG Award of Merit in 2009, born in Kirksville, Missouri.

  • 1909-12-31

    Robert (“Jonah”) Jones, American jazz trumpeter, played with Jimmy Lunceford in 1931, joined Lil Armstrong’s orchestra in 1934 and then McKinney’s Cotton Pickers, joined swing violinist Stuff Smith and worked in NYC until 1940, joined Cab Calloway’s band, performed on Porgy and Bess on Broadway, played with a quartet in the 1950s, born in Louisville,…