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    A little good blues, Charles!

    bob erwig

    by bob erwig

    little good blues, Charles! A Berry Emmett 1961
    Emmett Berry (born July 23, 1915 in Macon, Georgia; died June 22, 1993 in Cleveland, Ohio) was a jazz trumpeter.
    He began with study of classical trumpet in Georgia, but by 18 had switched to jazz and moved to New York City. He became a member of Fletcher Henderson's band and later replaced Roy Eldridge as soloist. Interestingly in the 1940s he would work in Eldridge's Little Jazz Trumpet Ensemble. He is also noted as an accompaniment for Billie Holiday, was in the picture A Great Day in Harlem, and the special The Sound of Jazz.