This Day in History: 1908-02-04

Mannie Klein, American trumpeter, student of Schlossberg, member of the Paul Whiteman band (1928-37), member of Frank Trumbauer’s orchestra, Manny Malneck’s band and then Artie Shaw, studio artist with MGM, recording hundreds of soundtracks, able to convincingly imitate other trumpeters, born in New York, New York.