His jazz work was strongly influenced by Louis Armstrong; his tone, his embouchure seemed to be indestructible; surely, the man had chops!
Personnel & date:
Bernie Privin (tp) Peanuts Hucko (ts) Django Reinhardt (g) Mel Powell (p) Josz Schulman (b) Ray McKinley (d) – Paris, January 25, 1945
— Wanna extend range, endurance & flexibility?
P.S. — It can be assumed that Bernie will laugh his ass off up there when he would see us seriously try out, what he called his “daily warm-up” routine 🙂
Here’s Bernie in his own words.