David Hickman's compendium is an indexed biographical dictionary of some 2200 important trumpeters since the year 1542. Top trumpeters included represent Baroque, Classical, Romantic and orchestral performers; jazz, band, pop and studio players; cornetists, classical soloists, mariachi, chamber & freelance musicians, as well as designers and makers, historians and teachers. Forward by Leonard Candelaria. Includes: 2,212 Biographies for trumpeters from 1542 to the present day. Represents players in 64 countries. 2,513 photographs (118 full-color) 1,128 pages 120 page index Cloth hardbound construction. 8.5 x 11 x 2.63 inches.