Irv Stokes

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        b. 11 November 1926, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. Stokes began playing trumpet at the age of 12, studying formally in high school and in college. In the 40s he played in various minor bands, including one in which a fellow sideman was Lou Donaldson. In 1947 he relocated to New York City where he played with musicians such as Ernie Henry, Duke Jordan, Cecil Payne, Max Roach, Charles Singleton (with whom he made his recording debut), and Randy Weston, before joining Mercer Ell... Read more

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