This Day in History: 1908-09-07

Max Kaminsky, American jazz trumpeter, at 12 led his own Six Novelty Syncopators, joined Art Karle’s group, worked in Chicago with guitarist Eddie Condon, took lessons from Max Schlossberg, played with Red Nichols, recorded with Benny. after, played with Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Eddie Condon, joined Navy in 1943, afterwhich was star soloist in Condon’s band, led his own trad jazz group, wrote his own autobiography, born in Brockton, Massachusetts.