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Arnold, Sir Malcolm Henry (1921–2006), trumpeter and composer, was born at Fairview, Cliftonville, Northampton, on 21 October 1921, the fourth son and fifth and youngest child of William Arnold, shoe manufacturer, and his wife, Annie, née Hawes. Coincidentally, two other well-known British composers of the twentieth century, ...

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Barclay, Victor Robert [Bob] (1911–1987), musician and bandleader, was born at 45 Wellington Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, on 10 July 1911, the elder son and eldest of three children of William Bartholomew Barclay, labourer and coalminer, and his wife, Janet Adamson, née Chrystal, factory worker. His father was of ...

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Blanke, John (fl. 1507–1512), royal trumpeter, was employed as a musician at the courts of Henry VII and Henry VIII, making his first recorded appearance there in 1507. He is thought to have been of African descent, but his age, place of birth, and parentage are unknown. His surname may have originated as a nickname, derived from the word ...

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Colyer, Kenneth (1928–1988), jazz musician, was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on 18 April 1928, the third son in a family of three sons and two daughters of Kenneth Edward Colyer, a chauffeur and butler, and his wife, Ruby Erhardt (d. c...

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Hutchinson, Leslie George [known as Leslie Jiver Hutchinson] (1906–1959), trumpeter and bandleader, was born on 18 March 1906 at Hope Road, Cross Roads, St Andrew parish, Jamaica, the only son and the younger child of John Hutchinson, a soldier and farmer, and ...

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Keane, Ellsworth McGranahan [Shake] (1927–1997), jazz musician and poet, was born on 30 May 1927 in Kingstown, St Vincent, the third son and sixth child among the seven children of Charles E. Keane (d. c.1940/41), a policeman and waterworks mechanic, and his wife, ...

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Mortimer, Harry (1902–1992), cornet and trumpet player and brass band conductor, was born on 10 April 1902 in Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, the eldest of the three sons of Fred Mortimer (1879–1953), at that time a cloth maker in a woollen mill, and his wife, ...