This Day in History: 1939-04-20

Hans Kennel, Swiss trumpeter and Alpine horn player, leading bop trumpeter in Switzerland, played with many important European jazz musicians in the 1960s, formed the Jazz Rock Experience with Bruno Spoerri, formed Jazz Community in 1977, member of his own alphorn quartet (“Mytha”) and septet (“Alpine Experience”), composer of film music, born in Schwyz, Switzerland.