This Day in History: 1923-06-28

Pete Candoli, American jazz and lead trumpeter, lead trumpeter with Woody Herman’s First Herd, wore superman outfit on “Apple Honey,” recorded as 1st trumpet on Stravinsky’s “Ebony Concerto,” became studio musician in L.A. (playing more than 5000 sessions), played with more than 27 big bands, inducted into the Jazz Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Big Band Hall of Fame in 2003, born in Mishawaka, Indiana.

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