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truhm puh ter

  • n  a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
  • n  (formal) a person who announces important news
  • n  large gregarious crane-like bird of the forests of South America having glossy black plumage and a loud prolonged cry; easily domesticated
  • n  large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry

  • His father was a cotton salesman and an ex-jazz trumpeter and piano man, his mother a midwife.
  • Louis Armstrong, 71, trumpeter, singer and world-renowned ambassador of jazz (see Music).
  • As every trumpeter well knows, to sustain a note of clarity, volume and high pitch through 53 inches of drawn-brass tubing requires the lung power of a bull moose and the finesse .
News & Articles

  • Boxing Buzz
    Trumpeter Terence Blanchard has composed an opera based on the life of boxer Emile Griffith. More Heavyweight Seth Mitchell says he’s learned from his loss, and to expect a different fight in his rematch with Johnathon Banks.
    June 12, 2013 -
  • Pigeon breeder delights in 'dying hobby'
    Jim Feasel holds a Bokhara Trumpeter pigeon at his rural Clyde home on Friday, May 31, 3013. By the end of this spring's breeding season, he'll have about 130 pigeons.
    June 12, 2013 - Port Clinton News Herald
  • 6 trumpeter swan cygnets hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Six trumpeter swan cygnets at Lincoln Park Zoo are the first of the endangered birds to hatch at the zoo since 2009.
    June 7, 2013 - KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

  • Clark Terry in
    The legendary trumpeter, Clark Terry calls Brown "the young trumpeter to watch for sure. I see young cats all over the world and Maurice has it."
  • Ashley Kahn in PR Web (press release)
    Miles Dewey Davis III - trumpeter, visionary, and eternal modernist - was a force of nature,wrote Ashley Kahn (author of Kind Of Blue: The Making Of the Miles Davis Masterpiece, Da Capo, 2000) in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame dinner journal...

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