Pre Amp – Art Farmer

A blues head with a groovy repeating melody figure, plus Art Farmer's trumpet solo.

Art Farmer

August 21, 1928 – October 4, 1999

Art Farmer has long been admired for his lyrical playing. He started on trumpet, then switched to flugelhorn, helping to popularize the instrument. Eventually , Art played the Flumpet, a Flugelhorn-Trumpet combination that was designed especially for him. He played professionally since the 1940s, and started recording in bands at 19 years of age in 1948, when he played in the bands of Jay McShann, Benny Carter, Gerald Wilson and others. Read more...

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