Trumpet Kings Movie Review 1985

Information and Film Reviews for Trumpet Kings the Movie

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More than 20 jazz trumpet greats are featured in this overview of the instrument's development in jazz history from Dixieland to swing to bop and the modern eras. Footage from the collection of jazz film historian David Chertok. Portions in black and white.


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Available on VHS
Running time 72 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Documentary Films, Music--Jazz
Louis Armstrong, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Clark Terry, Red Nichols, Bunny Berigan, Cootie Williams
Wynton Marsalis
Jazz Images

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