This Day in History: 1965-07-26

Andrea (“Tofa”) Tofanelli, Italian jazz trumpeter, played with Maynard Ferguson, Randy Brecker, Claudio Roditi, Peter Erskine, Kenny Wheeler, Tom Harrell and many others, studio musician with the Italian movie and tv industry, directs a jazz band in the Boccherini Institute of Music, prof. of trumpet at the Vecchi-Tonelli Conservatory in Modena, artistic director of the Dean Benedetti Jazz Festival, born in Viareggio, Tuscany, Italy.