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Trumpet Playing and Dentistry: A Historical Perspective


Copyright 2024, Mark Alan Wade

Primary Author: Rosenstein, P.
Journal Title: ITG Journal
Date Published: Jun-05
Language: English
Category: Anatomical, Physiological & Historical Research
Key Words: trumpet performance dentistry history
Full Citation: Rosenstein, Peter. Trumpet Playing and Dentistry: A Historical Perspective. ITG Journal 29, no. 4 (June 2005): 64-5.
Full Abstract: The importance of dental hygiene for preservation of careers in trumpet performance is illustrated through the examples of various well known trumpet players impacted, some irreparably, by the effects of periodontal disease and other problems of the teeth. Notable trumpeters included are: Joe King Oliver, John Faddis, Harry James, Bunk Johnson, Bix Beiderbecke, Buck Clayton, Chet Baker, Miles Davis, Blue Mitchell, and Louis Armstrong.