This Day in History: 1953-11-11

Bob Cousin, American trumpeter, toured with Clark Terry while in high school, at 18 lead trumpet with Ray Charles, member of the Buddy Rich band, performed with Stan Kenton’s last band, toured in Europe with bands of Mel Lewis Bob Brookmeyer, Dizzy Gillespie, member of Tower of Power, moved to Australia performing with Superforce, Olivia Newton-John and others, born in Hamden, Connecticut.