This Day in History: 1968-08-18

Ernie Hammes, Luxembourg jazz and classical trumpeter, performed over 100 jazz festivals, toured with many jazz greats, played with the BBC Wales Symphony Orch., Luxembourg Phil, Latvia Phil Chamber Orch, leader of the Army Bib Band in Luxembourg, founder and director of the Luxembourg Jazz Orchestra, principal of the Luxembourg Army Concert Band, born in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.