This Day in History: 1944-01-06

Gerald (“Jerry”) Webster, American trumpeter, recipient of the Ford Foundation Fellowship for graduate studies at Indiana University, member of the Spokane Symphony Orchestra (1970-77), member of the Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble (1979-1983), frequent soloist, author of Method for the Piccolo Trumpet and When Will the Walls Come Tumbling Down? (addressing barriers women face in the brass world), born in Antioch, California.