American jazz trumpet participant and big band leader from the Twentieth Hundred years. He is probably best appreciated for his beautiful trumpet solo within the Artie Shaw orchestra’s 1940 edition of ‘Stardust.’ Before learning to be a effective musician, he pursued a profession in medication. He performed the cornet as well as the flugelhorn, as well as the trumpet. He was a indigenous of Middleton, Ohio. He collaborated with fellow bandleader Ray Conniff on two albums: Simply Kiddin’ Around and Conniff Fits Butterfield.