Benny Bailey Dies

Trumpeter Benny Bailey died at his home in Amsterdam April 14th of unknown causes.

Bailey, 79, was born in Cleveland and played with Dizzy Gillespie and Lionel Hampton before moving to Europe in 1953.

He played and recorded with Stan Getz, Quincy Jones and others in the following decades, and actively toured throughout Europe until his death.

In 2000, he recorded a tribute to Louis Armstrong, The Satchmo Legacy.