Kid Thomas Valentine

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Birthday
3, 1896
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jun 18, 1987 (91)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1896
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jun 18, 1987 (91)

About

Jazz trumpeter who led his own band in the mid-1920s that perpetuated traditional jazz music.

Before Fame

He made a reputation for himself as an exceptional trumpet player in the early 1920s.

Trivia

He recorded prolifically for Jazz Crusade in the 1960's with his own band and with Big Bill Bissonnette's Easy Riders Jazz Band.

Family Life

He was born in Reserve, Louisiana but moved to New Orleans when he was young.

Associated With

Valentine continued to play his own way, instead of taking influence from Louis Armstrong and more modern jazz styles.