Influential Latin jazz trumpet participant. His primary group, Jerry Gonzalez as well as the Fort Apache Band, released many critically-acclaimed albums. His 1970 cooperation with Dizzy Gillespie founded his musical status. He started playing the trumpet when he is at junior senior high school. He grew up inside a musical family members; his dad was a vocalist and expert of ceremonies for most different rings. Gonzalez collaborated numerous music artists, including Chet Baker.