This Day in History: 1962-12-23

Willi Budde, German trumpeter, versatile as jazz, orchestral and baroque trumpet player, performed with the Northwest German Philharmonic Orch, the State Theater Orch in Detmold, jazz soloist with the Jörg Achim Keller Big Band and Tropicana, formed his own big band in 1989, founded the OWL Big Band, awarded the Cultural Prize by the city of Herford, performed numerous Broadway musicals, born in Warendorf, Germany.