This Day in History: 1961-04-20

Byron Stripling, American trumpeter, toured with Clark Terry’s band in Europe (1981), joined Lionel Hampton’s band (1983), Woody Herman’s big band (1984), Count Basie Orchestra (1985-1987), starred in Broadway production of Satchmo and other shows afterwards, principal pops conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (2020), born in Atlanta, Georgia.

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