Jazz Musician of the Day: Curtis Fuller

SOURCE:

Sign in to view read count
Curtis Fuller
All About Jazz is celebrating Curtis Fuller's birthday today!

Curtis Fuller was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1934. He came to music late, playing the baritone horn in high school and switching to the trombone at age 16. Detroit, at the time, was the breeding ground for an astonishing pool of fresh, highly individual talent. Milt Jackson and Hank Jones had already gone to New York and made their names. But coming of age in Detroit in the early fifties were Fuller, Donald Byrd, Elvin and Thad Jones... Read more.

Place our Musician of the Day widget on your website or blog.

Visit Website

Shop

News

Timely announcements from the industry.

Post a comment

comments powered by Disqus

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google ads that appear on every page for a full year!