Melton Mustafa

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The younger brother of saxophonist Jesse Jones, Jr., Melton Mustafa is an expressive, hot-blooded trumpeter who played mostly jazz in the 1980s and '90s but has also done his share of R&B sessions over the years. Mustafa was born and raised in Miami, where he started playing the trumpet in junior high school and, as a teenager, played in a five-piece R&B/calypso band led by his brother. As a young adult in the '60s, Mustafa studied at Berklee College of Music and Mississippi Val... Read more

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