What kind of trumpet did Louis Armstrong play?

Answer Armstrong played several instruments over his career. He learned on a cornet and early in his career, he played Tonk, York, Columbia and Blessing cornets. He switched to trumpets and played Buesche... Read More »

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What kind of trumpet did Chet Baker play?

Jazz great Chet Baker did not seem to have a preference when it came to the type of trumpet he played. He had been known to use the Martin "Committee," the Conn "Constellation" and the Selmer "Bach... Read More »

Where was Louis Armstrong born& when was his date of birth?

Jazz musician Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans on Aug. 4, 1901. Recognized around the world as a founding father of jazz, Armstrong performed music for almost six decades, recording such cla... Read More »

What type of trumpet did Chet Baker play?

When Chet Baker played, he did not have a preferred type of trumpet, and had no loyalty to any brand. However, he played and endorsed the Martin Committee in the 1950s and played the Conn Constella... Read More »

What brand of trumpet did Miles Davis play?

American jazz trumpeter, bandleader and composer Miles Davis owned a green custom-made Martin trumpet. A gift from Davis, the trumpet resides at Rutgers University. Miles Davis was a pioneer in jaz... Read More »