Top 10 Best Jazz Trumpet Players

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1Miles Davis
Early Miles - pure technique.
2Clifford Brown
Any way you consider BROWNIE is the MAN
Must come after Dizzy no two ways about it.
3Louis Armstrong
Why on EARTH isn't this great man first? Truly beautiful to listen to and watch; he puts his heart and soul into Jazz music. He clearly loves every second and it shows.

Britgirl

Come on. Pops will always be Number 1. Remember what Dizzy said: "No Louis, no me."
HE'S LOUIS! DUH! Come on people, he basically founded jazz trumpet.
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4Wynton Marsalis
He really is the best. He could win any trumpet battle against anyone, and it's hard to deny that. His sound is so much more mature than anyone else's. He's the Michael Jordan of the Trumpet.

mikespike

Wynton is the most overrated player out their. NO soul in his playing at all. number 2 are you kidding me? REALLY
5Dizzy Gallespi
No one played the trumpet like him. Her explores every nuance and range of the instrument.
Never stopped experimenting. The best don't, but he incorporated everything he found.
Not a technician but an artist that should never be forgotten.
6Lee Morgan
The Crown Prince - Never got to be king because his life and talent was short.
Lee Morgan is pretty damn good!
7Nicholas Payton
8Bunny Berigan
9Freddy Hubbard
10Tom Harrel

The Contenders

11Chet Baker
12Roy Eldridge
13Bix Beiderbecke
14Henry "Red" Allen
15Arturo Sandoval
He would have to be in top ten
16Claudio Roditi
17Harry "Sweets" Edison
18Maynard Ferguson
How can this guy not be on the list?
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1. Wynton Marsalis
2. Miles Davis
3. Clifford Brown
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1. Louis Armstrong
2. Bunny Berigan
3. Dizzy Gallespi
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