Cy Touff

Cy Touff

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One of the very few bass trumpet specialists in jazz history, Cy Touff, although closely associated with West Coast Jazz, has actually been a fixture in Chicago for decades. Touff played piano (starting when he was six), C-melody sax, and xylophone before temporarily settling on trumpet. He was in the Army during 1944-1946 but was fortunate enough to get a chance to play trombone regularly with an Army band. After his discharge, Touff returned to Chicago, studied with Lennie Tri... Read more

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