Today we step back in time to feature one of the most popular trumpet players of a few generations ago. Harry James was one of the most well-known musicians of his time. He led a big band that was featured in several movies in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. He was a household name know for his trumpet playing, band leading, and acting.
Harry James had the unique ability to combine classical technique with swing-era jazz style. His Concerto for Trumpet showcases this versatility.