Richard Blue Mitchell

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Birthday
13, 1930
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Death Date
May 21, 1979 (49)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
13, 1930
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Death Date
May 21, 1979 (49)

About

Trumpeter who recorded more than thirty albums as a leader or sideman for Riverside, Blue Note, and Mainstream Records.

Before Fame

He started playing trumpet when he was in high school, which is when he got the nickname Blue.

Trivia

He appeared on Jazz Blues Fusion and other albums with John Mayall in the early seventies.

Family Life

He was born in Miami, Florida and raised there.

Associated With

He was principal soloist for Tony Bennett for a few years.