This Day in History: 1930-11-21

Jack Millman, American trumpeter, composer and arranger, studied with Rafael Méndez, Shorty Rogers and James Stamp, at 17 played with Lionel Hampton’s band, at 18 played in the 6th Army Band at the Presidio Inn in San Francisco, after service, formed his own jazz groups, played with Stan Kenton, became a hermit in the 1960s, then started a business to represent film composers, changed name to Johnny Kitchen, stopped playing trumpet, moved to Arizona then Florida as producer, recording artist and composer, born in Detroit, Michigan.