This Day in History: 1940-10-22

Larry Black, American trumpeter, member of the West Point Band, 3rd/ass in Syracuse Symph Orch, 3rd in Atlanta Symphony (1970-93; then 4th until 2003), teacher in public schools, taught trumpet at Kennesaw State, Georgia State, and several other colleges, teacher of Chris and Michael Martin, Peter Bond, Michael Miller, and Charles Matthiessen, established Black Leather Specialties Co in 1979, born in Dixon, Illinois.