This Day in History: 1945-06-02

Gerald Endsley, American trumpeter, cornet soloist and later principal cornet with the Denver Municipal Band, founded the Denver Brass Trio, Denver Municipal Band Brass Quintet, taught at the University of Denver and Metro State, conducted the Metro Community Band, founded Tromba Publications in 1970, Endsley Brass Mouthpieces in 1978, Clarion Records (1973) and has written many trumpet books, born in Denver, Colorado.