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Jazz Musician of the Day: Chuck Findley

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All About Jazz is celebrating Chuck Findley's birthday today!

Chuck Findley is an American session musician. Most widely known as a trumpet player, he also plays other brass instruments such as flugelhorn and trombone. His technical abilities and versatility are renowned even among other session players, with the celebrated session horn player and arranger Jerry Hey saying “Chuck Findley can play anything".

A graduate of Maple Heights High School in Ohio in 1965,and the Cleveland Institute of Music, Findley's first professional work was with the Jimmy Dorsey Big Band before joining the Buddy Rich Band on a world tour. In 1989 he joined the... Read more.

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