Trumpeter who also recorded a lot more than 30 albums being a head or sideman for Riverside, Blue Be aware, and Mainstream Information. He began playing trumpet when he is at senior high school, which is normally when he got the nickname Blue. He made an appearance on Jazz Blues Fusion and various other albums with John Mayall in the first seventies. He was created in Miami, Florida and elevated there. He was primary soloist for Tony Bennett for a couple of years.